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Speaker John Boehner says immigration reform would help economy
Speaker John Boehner says immigration reform would help economy

House Speaker John A. Boehner dipped back into the immigration debate Thursday, saying that an overhaul -- which his Republican majority has refused to vote on -- would boost the economy. Although Boehner noticeably left immigration out of his "five points" economic speech, he acknowledged during questions afterward that it could have been included as an issue that offers economic benefit. "I think immigration reform would help our economy," Boehner said.  "But you've got to secure the borders first. We've got a mess, and I think everybody knows we've got a mess. Our legal system is broken, our borders aren't secure and then...

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