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Marianne Peterson of Pine City says on Monday, July 1, 2013, that dairy farmers would benefit if a U.S. Senate-passed immigration bill becomes law. (Forum News Service photo by Don Davis)

Immigration bill seen helping businesses, farmers, economy

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ST. PAUL — Minnesota businesses would benefit if a U.S. Senate-passed immigration reform law becomes law, U.S. Sen. Al Franken and other bill supporters say.


“It fixes our broken immigration system,” the Democratic Minnesota senator said Monday as he led a group telling reporters about the measure’s benefits.

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Don Davis
Don Davis has been the Forum Communications Minnesota Capitol Bureau chief since 2001, covering state government and politics for two dozen newspapers in the state. Don also blogs at Capital Chatter on Areavoices.