Julian Aguilar, Texas Tribune

Immigration Reform
10:23 am
Wed December 5, 2012

George W. Bush: 'Benevolent Spirit' Can Guide Debate

Bob Daemmrich, Texas Tribune

Originally published on Tue December 4, 2012 3:03 pm

DALLAS — During his opening remarks Tuesday at a daylong conference on immigration and the economy, former President George W. Bush urged the nation’s leaders to debate immigration reform with compassion and kindness.

In a brief appearance at the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas, Bush did not advocate for a specific solution. But his statements indicated he supports policies similar to those he championed during his presidency, when immigration reform was last debated in Congress.

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