President Trump delivered his first State of The Union Address before Congress in which he ideally expressed a desire for collaboration and mutual aspirations towards achieving goals. It seems the theme of his speech echoed key elements of establishing a safe, strong, and proud America. Overall, President Trump's speech was firmly upbeat and enthusiastically highlighted the positive growth of the US Economy.

Some of the most controversial of policies that have both parties potentially divided on is formulating legislation on addressing illegal immigration within the US and its relevance to crafting comprehensive immigration reform legislation.

Despite a majority of Democrats in disagreement over President Trumps Agenda, his speech echoed a requiring encouragement that congressional leaders work together to pass beneficial legislation for the American People.

Fox News

President Trump appealed for common ground in the immigration debate at his first State of the Union address Tuesday night, while holding firm on his demands for border security and using the grand setting to tout his economic accomplishments and declare a “new American moment.” 

At a critical time when the political divide over immigration has held up essential government funding, the president called to put politics aside and "get the job done." 

"Tonight, I am extending an open hand to work with members of both parties -- Democrats and Republicans -- to protect our citizens of every background, color, religion, and creed," he said. 

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