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Obama set to address Hispanic leaders today in Florida one day after Republican challenger Mitt Romney spoke to the national association.
Of Latino elected and appointed officials so how key is the vote in this election and a revamped immigration policy Wayne Rogers is chairman -- Wayne Rogers and company joining us now.
When there's so much focus on the economy in terms of the election in terms of what is good for the country we need improvement there.
That are we overlooking something like a formal long term immigration policy that could help the economy and the country long run.
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I speak on the net foreign language does not -- -- -- but I did understand I'm good where it's good to say today several they must said -- -- seek yet.
There is a problem yes the Spanish vote is increasingly -- in the United States it is a meaningful vote.
It is a -- that both parties are going to try to to to cater to.
And -- the problem the long term problem to this -- you've got to have ultimate some kind of comprehensive immigration reform.
I think Marco Rubio had a great -- -- -- it.
Obama very cleverly has co opted that and that's what his presentation is going to be in this speech today what.
Saying that -- Mitt Romney pointed out yesterday he went through -- I would describe as a fairly extensive platform.
On reforming immigration.
But he talked about if you come to this -- country.
And you get a degree then you would get you would be able to get permanent residency here and that is so critical.
To letting it if you -- an advanced degree here you get to states so critical to making sure that the talent that we nurture.
Stays here and -- company -- and works for our companies rather than going back to their home nations.
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My rubio had a very good a program Menem is -- -- saying that big whip got to make some.
Adjustments to -- to immigration we're not just -- automatically say everybody who got here.
Illegally as automatic -- throttled back across -- border.
If you have an education if you've done -- bit of the military if you had all of these things if you will born in this country where daddy gave you not necessarily.
The same rights and privileges of -- odds of somebody who is born in this country but we're not gonna send you back across that border.
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From now till the end of the election what do you think happens the economy do you think it on forever not.
I do -- I think the economy is going to improve I don't think necessarily that we're gonna have job creation but that doesn't mean that you're not gonna have less of people producing more goods and services -- You may have that you may we may be in a period of where we have seven -- instead systemic inflation because jobs those jobs may be gone forever and we have.
Missing is it -- a generation gap of of educational people of people who can go.
Take those jobs -- Yes but I you look at look at corporate profits look at it at balance sheets of of corporations the United States.
We are fat with with cash now I grant you good there are a lot of policies that -- That are interacting the other they're gonna -- it but in the meantime did -- -- people are making money companies are doing better than they then we think and -- I serve on the board of a company where we look out -- 210 days that the book to bill ratio like -- a common.
Element used in the electronics business and I see that as a very good good sign going -- it.
-- great to see you as always thank you have a great -- currencies and -- south.
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