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600-plus Business Groups Press For Immigration

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March 01, 2014 AT 8:31 AM
More than 600 business organizations, from the U.S. Chamber of Commerce to Apple to McDonald's, have sent a letter to House Speaker John Boehner pressing him to move on immigration legislation this year. Boehner and GOP leaders unveiled a set of principles last month, but rank-and-file members have shown little inclination to tackle the divisive issue in an election year. Boehner blamed distrust of President Barack Obama among his GOP caucus for the House's unwillingness to deal with the issue.