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April 18, 2010

Advocacy Groups Work to Strengthen Their Influence on Immigration Laws

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Groups like Hope Community in Minneapolis, which runs English classes for immigrants, may see more clients if the laws change.

The last time Congress considered legislation to change the immigration system, a then-19-year-old Mexican immigrant named Flor mostly shied away from the discussion.

Now, three years later, she has met with members of her local chamber of commerce a...

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