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Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel speaks at an event of The Illinois Business Immigration Coalition Monday, April 1, in Chicago. The new group of business leaders wants to recruit 300 CEOs and 1,000 small businesses in Illinois to push for "common sense" bipartisan immigration reform. The coalition includes leaders from Peoria-based Caterpillar Inc. as well as Motorola Solutions Inc., the University of Illinois, trade groups and immigration-rights advocates. Mayor Emanuel backs the coalition. AP Photo

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