Posted by | December 4, 2012 17:20 | Filed under: Top Stories

The former president says immigration should be debated “with a benevolent spirit.”

“Immigrants come with new skills and new ideas,” Bush said, according to the Dallas Morning News. “They fill a critical gap in our labor market. And they work hard for a chance at a better life…

“Growing up here in Texas, like many in this room, I had the honor and privilege of meeting the newly arrived,” Bush said. “Those who I’ve met love their families. They see education as a bright future for their children. Some willingly defend the flag.”

By: Alan Colmes

Alan Colmes is the publisher of Liberaland.