GOP Nominee Will Back Legalization of Immigrants

Republicans can't afford for Asians and Hispanics to become partisan Democrats.

"Nobody builds walls better than me."

Photographer: Christopher Gregory/Getty Images

Announcing his presidential candidacy in Miami on Monday, Jeb Bush staked out the pro-immigration end of Republican politics. He spoke pointedly in Spanish and responded to pro-immigration protesters by promising to pass "meaningful immigration reform." (He has danced between offering undocumented immigrants in the U.S. a path to citizenship or a path to legalization.)

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