Immigration Reform Group Invokes Reagan In Ad Slamming GOP Nativist Rhetoric

WASHINGTON, Sept 13 (Reuters) – Days before a Republican presidential debate at the Ronald Reagan Library, an immigration advocacy group invoked the former president to attack the tough immigration rhetoric of certain candidates, including front-runner Donald Trump.

A television ad launched on Sunday by the National Immigration Forum Action Fund contrasts Reagan’s call for the United States to welcome all people with the stances of Trump, Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker and Texas Senator Ted Cruz, who have proposed an end to birthright citizenship and urged other crackdowns.

The ad highlights Trump’s demand for a wall along the U.S.-Mexican border and comments that Mexican immigrants were “bringing crime” and are “rapists.”

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