Immigration reform advocates target South Carolina

Associated Press
March 13, 2013

WASHINGTON (AP) — Business leaders, Republicans and religious groups in favor of overhauling immigration laws announced a new focus Wednesday on South Carolina, where a key Senate supporter, Republican Lindsey Graham, is up for re-election.

The groups involved are Republicans for Immigration Reform, a fund-raising group founded by former Commerce Secretary Carlos Gutierrez; New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s Partnership for a New American Economy, made up of mayors and business leaders; and the Evangelical Immigration Table, a coalition of religious groups and leaders who support overhauling immigration laws.

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