Immigration overhaul could strengthen the economy, Biden argues

03/28/2014 | Hill, The

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The U.S. economy will always be ahead of China and Europe because of its acceptance of immigrants, said Vice President Joe Biden. In a speech to promote immigration reform, Biden argued that China will never surpass the U.S. because of its refusal to accept large numbers of foreigners to address worker shortages. He urged House Speaker John Boehner, R-Ohio, to bring a comprehensive immigration measure to a floor vote, this article says.

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