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President Obama and President Uchtdorf Discuss Immigration

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints today reaffirmed its position on immigration as the White House met with religious leaders to discuss immigration reform.

President Dieter F. Uchtdorf, of the First Presidency of the Church, was among invited leaders from various religious faiths to meet with President Obama and administration officials to give their input on immigration policy.

After the meeting, the Church issued the following statement:

“In 2011 the Church publicly endorsed the principles of the Utah Compact as a responsible approach to dealing with the complex issue of immigration reform.

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