Biden spoke after 104 people from about 50 countries recited the oath of allegiance to become U.S. citizens. Biden was expected to attend a Democratic National Committee fundraiser Thursday evening at an Atlanta residence, where attendees are donating up to $20,000.
The vice president appeared at The King Center as part of an aggressive campaign by the Obama administration to advance immigration legislation this year. On Tuesday, Biden spoke to Catholic leaders on a conference call about the immigration. And last week, Biden and President Barack Obama met with business leaders at the White House concerning immigration legislation.