While speaking at a ceremony for new U.S. citizens at his presidential library in Dallas, George W. Bush called on elected officials to come to a positive resolution on immigration reform while keeping a “benevolent spirit in mind” during the debate.
“We can uphold our tradition of assimilating immigrants, and honoring our heritage of our nation built on the rule of law. But we have a problem. The laws governing the immigration system aren’t working; the system is broken,” he said.
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