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Milken conference panel: Immigration reform would boost economy
Milken conference panel: Immigration reform would boost economy

Providing legal status to the country's estimated 11 million illegal immigrants would boost the U.S. economy and eradicate underground economies in cities such as Los Angeles, a panel of researchers, elected officials and a business tycoon said Monday.  At the annual Milken Global Conference, immigration reform was the focal point of one panel, which included Rupert Murdoch, chairman and chief executive of News Corp., Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa and Sen. Michael Bennet (D-Colo.).  "We have a cash economy that's not producing the type of economic growth we want," said Bennet, who is part of the "Gang of Eight" senators working to...

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