Weekend Edition Sunday host Rachel Martin speaks with Republican Rep. Lou Barletta from Pennsylvania, about the current push for immigration reform in Congress. Barletta served as the Mayor of Hazleton, Pa., during its controversial crackdown on illegal immigration in 2006 and 2007. The laws Barletta championed were ultimately challenged in court, but Barletta remains a staunch opponent of attempts to provide a path to citizenship for illegal immigrants.
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