Now Bush to Talk Up Immigration Reform

He'll discuss the benefits Wednesday
By Evann Gastaldo,  Newser Staff
Posted Jul 5, 2013 5:33 PM CDT
President Barack Obama walks with former president George W. Bush during a wreath laying ceremony to honor the victims of the US Embassy bombing on Tuesday, July 2, 2013, in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania.   (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

(Newser) – Immigration reform will get another high-profile backer Wednesday: George W. Bush is expected to talk about how good it will be for America, the Dallas Morning News reports. The former president is giving the opening remarks at a citizenship ceremony at his presidential center in Dallas, followed by a panel discussion called "What Immigrants Contribute." It's not clear whether he'll discuss the actual immigration bill Congress is debating, but W's institute has already backed other measures for immigration overhauls. (Read more George W. Bush stories.)

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