George W. Bush addressed an event hosted by George W. Bush Institute and the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas in Dallas on December 4, 2012, after staying away from political limelight for four years now.
He stated that a broader scale of immigration reform is definitely necessary as “immigrants come with new skills and new ideas,” and also mentioned that the labour market has lots to gain from such immigrants with varying skills, for they are hard-working and constantly striving to lead a better life, and they play a very pivotal role in building nation economy.
Back in 2007, during his second term, he had tried to pass an immigration reform idea that was broader and comprehensive in nature, with the help of Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) and the late Sen. Ted Kennedy (D-Mass.), which failed.
Efforts to deal with the topic had not come forward until Election 2012 saw Republicans failing due to their inadequacy in garnering votes from Latinos. With the outcome of the election, various steps are being taken towards immigration reform, which until now was not given much notice.
Lower Tuition Rates for young undocumented immigrants in Massachussetts, Immigration Bill to grant 55,000 green cards for STEM Masters and Doctorates, and ACHIEVE Act, which is again a Republican alternative to Democratic DREAM Act to name a few.
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