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How Ted Cruz's Father Shaped His Views on Immigration - AUDIO

How Ted Cruz's Father Shaped His Views on Immigration - AUDIO

by DAVID WELNA
June 20, 2013 3:01 AM
David J. Phillip/AP

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As the Senate debates a massive overhaul of the nation's immigration laws, one of its newest members has emerged as a leading opponent of the bill's most controversial feature: a path to citizenship for millions living in the country unlawfully.

The views of that freshman senator — Texas Republican Ted Cruz — have been significantly colored by the saga of his own father, an immigrant from Cuba.

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