Republican donors send letter to GOP: “Take action” on immigration

Sandra Lilley, NBC Latino

July 30, 2013

Former Commerce Secretary Carlos Gutierrez, who started a political action committee,Republicans for Immigration Reform, organized more than 100 business leaders, who sent a letter today to Republican members of Congress urging for immigration reform with a path to legalization.

“Immigrants are often entrepreneurial, family-minded, and guided by faith.  These are Republican values,” says the letter, according to the New York Times.  ”These are Republican values.” The GOP donors urge Congress to provide a path to legal status for undocumented immigrants, provide a way for U.S. companies to hire the workers they need while making it “impossible” to hire undocumented workers, and to secure the border.

“Doing nothing is de facto amnesty,” the influential Republican donors say.

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