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Jeb Bush: We Need Policy That ‘Shows Respect’ For Illegal Immigrants [VIDEO]

Likely Republican presidential candidate Jeb Bush said the United States needs an immigration policy that shows respect for some illegal immigrants currently in the country in an upcoming interview on “The Kelly File.”

“There’s got to be a point where we fix this system so that legal immigration is easier than illegal immigration, and show some respect for people, a kid that might have been here 10 years, that might have been valedictorian of their high school, to say ‘No, no, no, you’re not allowed to go to college?'” Bush said. “I just think there’s a point past which we’re over the line.”

“You know that there is a core wing of the party for whom this will be a deal-breaker,” host Megyn Kelly pointed out. (VIDEO: Chris Matthews: Jeb Bush Is ‘Most Pro-Immigration Guy In Either Party’)

“I don’t know that,” Bush said. “I’ve been traveling over the last three months, and I get a sense that a lot of people can be persuaded, to be honest with you.”

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