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Some Oklahoma Republicans Call On Congress To Pass Immigration Bill


A group of Republican business owners in Oklahoma is calling on Congress to pass an immigration bill that includes a path to legal status for some of the estimated 11 million people in the U.S. unlawfully.

Republican state Sen. Brian Crain of Tulsa joined with GOP business leaders from Oklahoma City for a news conference Wednesday that was held as part of a nationwide effort urging Congress to pass an immigration bill.

Crain says his district is a mix of affluent and working class neighborhoods and that voters there overwhelmingly support changes to immigration law that include some way for people in the country illegally to become citizens.

Republican pollster Pat McFerron of CMA Strategies says congressional action on immigration would be preferred over any executive order from President Obama.




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