Jeb says U.S. should do more to welcome immigrants
Taking a different approach to immigration than the "secure-the-borders!" cry from many Republicans, Former Gov. Jeb Bush co-wrote a column in today's Washington Post: On our national birthday, and amid an angry debate about immigration, Americans should reflect on the lessons of our shared immigrant past. We must recall that the challenges facing our nation today were felt as far back as the Founders' time. Immigrant assimilation has always been slow and contentious, with progress measured not in years but in decades. Yet there are steps communities and government should take to form a more cohesive, successful union.