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December 04, 2009

The immigration world is upside down

Hard-line immigration group pulls backing from Dobbs

Posted by Foon Rhee, deputy national political editor December 3, 2009 11:00 AM

"Former CNN anchor Lou Dobbs became a hero in some quarters -- and reviled in others -- for his outspokenness on illegal immigration.

But now a leading group on the issue is withdrawing its support -- including taking down websites urging Dobbs to run for president in 2012 -- because it says he has changed his tune.

Americans for Legal Immigration PAC, which claims to be the first calling on him to run for president, today cited recent comments that Dobbs has made on a Spanish-language network.

"While Mr. Dobbs claims his positions have not changed, however, that is not the perception of many of our mutual supporters," William Gheen of ALIPAC said in a statement. "His recent comments on Telemundo and his national radio show supporting some kind of path to citizenship for illegal immigrants is inconsistent with positions of ALIPAC and the views of most American citizens."...".

see more at http://www.boston.com/news/politics/politicalintelligence/2009/12/hardline_immigr.html

Posted by VisaLawyer at December 4, 2009 07:14 AM

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