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Chris Clayton DTN Ag Policy Editor
Thu Jun 27, 2013 01:29 PM CDT

While they likely sway no final votes, four former U.S. agriculture secretaries wrote senators on Tuesday asking them to support the comprehensive immigration overhaul now headed for final passage in the Senate,

The Senate is scheduled to have a final vote later Wednesday afternoon. House Speaker John Boehner, R-Ohio, told reporters earlier Wednesday that the House will not take up the Senate version of the bill.

Former secretaries John Block, Clayton Yeutter, Mike Espy and Dan Glickman, --- who respectively served for Presidents Ronald Reagan, George H.W. Bush and Bill Clinton -- wrote senators that the immigration bill will reform ...

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