President Vicente Fox traveled to the Pacific Northwest to visit migrant workers and meet with business leaders as the Mexican leader continues to call for humane and border-friendly reform to the American immigration laws.
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From Yakima, Washington, we have a report from NewsHour correspondent Lee Hochberg of Oregon Public Broadcasting.
LEE HOCHBERG, NewsHour Correspondent:
Never before has a Mexican president come to Washington State or to the small farming town of Yakima in the state's agricultural area.
But with the national immigration battle coming to a boil, Mexican President Vicente Fox expanded his trade mission to Seattle Wednesday to include a speech to anxious and thrilled, mostly Latino, farm workers, 150 miles away at a Yakima apple orchard.