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Immigration reform supporters are set to protest outside of House Speak John Boehner’s office in West Chester on Friday.
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WEST CHESTER, Ohio -- Immigration reform supporters are set to protest outside of House Speak John Boehner’s office in West Chester on Friday.
Members of Organizing for Action are calling on Boehner to push for comprehensive immigration reform in the House of Representatives.
The protesters will gather outside Boehner’s office at 7969 Cincinnati-Dayton Road from 2 p.m. to 3 p.m.
The organization said immigration reform would be good for the nation’s families and economy.
This is not the first time that protesters have targeted Boehner’s office.
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A coalition of civil rights activists, labor leaders and religious leaders held a rally outside Boehner’s Springfield office in July 2013.
At the time, Boehner and other Republican leaders in the House said they were deciding on how to move forward after the Senate passed a comprehensive bill that included a path to citizenship for 11 million people already living in the country illegally.
Now it appears unlikely that any major legislation will be done ahead of the 2014 election.
According to recent Associated Press reports, lawmakers have all but wrapped up their most consequential work ahead of the election.
"We've got a lot of things on our plate," Boehner told the AP in an earlier interview. However, he predicted there would be no breakthrough accomplishments on immigration, taxes or any other area.