Bush Proposes Revision of Immigrant Work Rules

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President Bush discusses his plan for immigration reform,

hide captionPresident Bush discusses his plan for immigration reform.

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President Bush outlines a series of major immigration reforms described as the most sweeping in nearly 20 years. Bush asks Congress to enact a program that gives temporary legal status to foreign workers, including the estimated 8 million undocumented workers — the majority from Mexico — currently in the United States.

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