Joaquin Castro: Current Immigration Laws Must Change

Discussing immigration policies with Texas business leaders Thursday, U.S. Rep. Joaquin Castro, D-San Antonio, said that current laws lead to "ugly realities" and need to be changed to create a path to citizenship for immigrants here illegally.

He also said that state Republican lawmakers have been guided by politics more than objective measurements in their positions on border enforcement.

"I don't think that [Governor] Rick Perry will ever say the border is secure," Castro said. "We need objective measurements for what it means to secure the border."

Castro made his comments at the annual meeting of the Texas ...

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