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Mexican President Felipe Calderon Visits the White House
President Obama and Mexican President Felipe Calderon joined hands Wednesday in blasting Arizona's controversial immigration law, with Obama calling the legislation a "misdirected effort" after Calderon slammed it as discriminatory. 
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State Visit

President Obama and Mexican President Felipe Calderon joined hands Wednesday in blasting Arizona's controversial immigration law, with Obama calling the legislation a "misdirected effort" after Calderon slammed it as discriminatory. 

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State Visit

May 19: President Obama and Mexican President Felipe Calderon head back to the Oval Office after their joint news conference in the Rose Garden.

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State Visit

May 19: President Obama welcomes Mexico's President Felipe Calderon to the White House for official state visit. 

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Honor Guard

"Illegal immigration is down, not up," Obama said, "And we will continue to do whatever is necessary to secure our shared border."   

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State Leaders

May 19: Secretary of State Clinton, Dr. Jill Biden and Vice President Joe Biden attend White House welcoming ceremony for Mexican President Felipe Calderon.

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State Leaders

May 19: Secretary of State Clinton and Vice President Joe Biden attend White House welcoming ceremony for Mexican President Felipe Calderon.

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State Visit

May 19: President Obama and Mexican President Felipe Calderon walk in front of the honor guard at the White House.

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Honor Guard

May 19: Honor Guard members stand in front of the Washington Monument.

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Military Escort

May 19: President Obama and Mexican President Calderon get an honor guard escort during White House welcome ceremony.

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The Presidents

President Obama and Mexican President Felipe Calderon stand on stage during White House welcoming ceremony.

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Hail to the Chief

May 19: An honor guard salutes President Obama and Mexican President Felipe Calderon. Sprinkling in a bit of Spanish, Obama went to great lengths to greet Calderon, who is fighting an escalating, bloody battle against drug cartels in his country and facing pressure to get results on immigration reform.

(Adam Petlin/Fox News)

Press Event

Members of the press set up equipment before White House welcome ceremony for Mexican President Felipe Calderon. 

(Adam Petlin/Fox News)

Mexican President Felipe Calderon Visits the White House

President Obama and Mexican President Felipe Calderon joined hands Wednesday in blasting Arizona's controversial immigration law, with Obama calling the legislation a "misdirected effort" after Calderon slammed it as discriminatory. 

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