Immigrant Lobby

NPR's Peter Overby has a report on the growing political clout of Mexican immigrants. Both big business and labor organizations want more immigrants — to take unskilled jobs and to increase union membership. President Bush has floated the idea of amnesty for Mexican workers here illegally.



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