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Obama immigration aide seeks to finish quest

Sees chance for system overhaul

WASHINGTON — Cecilia Munoz, President Obama’s chief domestic policy adviser, keeps a framed letter from the late senator and immigration advocate Edward M. Kennedy in her West Wing office.

‘‘We didn’t complete the journey, but we’ll get there,’’ Kennedy wrote in 2007 after the collapse of bipartisan efforts to overhaul the nation’s fractured immigration system.

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