Thursday, September 29

Jeb Bush Calls for Immigration Changes

The Associated Press has a story on satements by Gov. Jeb Bush on Thursday urging the government to change it's visa and immigration policies. Bush said the country needs to avoid stifling international travel and commerce.

"Now it's important to look at where we are and to make the necessary adjustments so that we don't choke off international travel. So that we don't choke off international commerce," he said during The Miami Herald's annual Americas Conference.

Florida especially understands that immigrants play an important role in renewing the country, he said.

"It is a good thing to have people who want to come to set up their business, to invest here, to use this as a platform for the expansion of their business, whether they're from Venezuela, Colombia, Brazil or Texas."