Robert Patten

Mayor of Hightstown, New Jersey

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Mayor of the Borough of Hightstown, New Jersey

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The President's  latest proposal for immigration reform  now includes stepped up border security and tamper-proof ID cards for guest workers.  But the road to legal status and…

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