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How one Koch-backed group is selling immigration reform to the Tea Party

Libre_stat_of_liberty.jpgThe LIBRE Initiative conducts outreach to Hispanics — and also to fellow conservatives

Daniel Garza had spoken for 30 minutes at a May meeting of the Scottsdale Tea Party about conservative outreach to Hispanics when he paused and focused on a set of notes in front of him.

“This is where I’m going to be a little bit more scripted, if you don’t mind,” Garza, the Texas-based director of a conservative Hispanic group called the LIBRE Initiative, told the gathering of about 50 tea party members before making the case for reforming U.S. immigration laws.

“Let me start by saying, I talked about opportunity,” he said. “I do not fear waves of poor immigrants coming to America. I fear a government, a government that would hinder opportunities for those poor. Our nation was built — was made wealthy, was made prosperous and powerful — by immigrants who were poor, who came here and had the opportunity to prosper, to create wealth, to earn and to risk, and to make life better for their children.”

Chris Moody, Yahoo News 
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commented 2014-06-09 15:34:42 -0600 · Flag
have you read The Libre Initiative’s full proposal? What do you believe is the solution?
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How one Koch-backed group is selling immigration reform to the tea party
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