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Obama Recruits Executives to Push Senate Immigration Measure

President Barack Obama invited a group of business leaders, including America Online Inc. co-founder Steve Case, to the White House today to help him press the Senate to pass the first major revision to U.S. immigration law since 1986.

With a critical test vote on the bill set for later today, Obama is seeking to maintain momentum for Senate passage by highlighting the economic benefits of making it easier for skilled workers to get visas, tightening border security and creating a path to citizenship for an estimated 11 million undocumented immigrants in the U.S.