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.

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Jul 7, 2013 4:50 PM CDT
These two idiots need to close the border FIRST!!!, before Illegals outnumber Americans. Then, and only then, should the two idiots try to tackle the immigration problem.
Jul 7, 2013 7:43 AM CDT
Republicans aren't going to fool Latinos - especially Mark Rubio. Rubio talks out of both sides of his mouth and and lies all the time. He'll talk to conservatives and tell them one thing while he addresses Latinos saying the opposite. Just watch. Republicans from the red states will duck immigration. They're hoping that blue state Republicans vote for it with Democrats. That way, the extreme right from the red states can say that they were never for it.
Jul 6, 2013 4:46 PM CDT
We need to give all immigrants the SAME courtesy to become citizens. Mexicans should not go to the front of the line just because they've already invaded America. Everyone should stand in line and submit your paperwork. Not give illegal invaders preference. I think a heavy fine should be put on anyone who hires an illegal, then they wouldn't be inclined to steal American's jobs. They could be given temporary admittance to America and temporary job opportunities so they could file their papers, then return to Mexico and wait.