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Activists Fast for Immigration Reform

A group of activists has been fasting in Washington for more than two weeks to pressure Speaker of the House John Boehner to allow a vote on comprehensive immigration reform. A landmark immigration bill has already been passed by the Senate by a wide margin, but House leaders say they are unlikely to take up the bill this year.   Those who are fasting have captured the attention of some members of Congress and of President Obama; several members of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus...

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