Tuesday, July 16, 2013

Bush: Immigrants Deserve 'Benevolent Spirit'

One thing President Bush is known and appreciated for is his effort to get immigration reform enacted. Maybe our present president can get it done, but it is not easy.   - - Donna Poisl

by BJ Austin

Former President George W. Bush welcomed 20 immigrants from 12 countries as U.S. citizens this morning, hailing the historic contributions of newcomers and calling for a "benevolent spirit" in the debate over immigration reform.

The citizenship ceremony, at the George W. Bush Presidential Center, was the centerpiece of a morning-long event focused on immigrants.

The former president focused on their economic and cultural contributions, saying each generation brings new vitality to America.
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