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President George W. Bush
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For Immediate Release
Office of the Press Secretary
June 22, 2007

Immigration Fact Check: Responding to Key Myths

      In Focus: Immigration

1. MYTH: A comprehensive approach to immigration reform is not necessary.

2. MYTH: The Administration is not enforcing current immigration law. 

3. MYTH: The preliminary background checks required for illegal immigrants to gain probationary legal status are insufficient.

4. MYTH: The Employee Eligibility Verification System (EEVS) required under the bill will create a vast government database containing extraordinary amounts of information.

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