StateSenator John Wightman and 13 other lawmakers have signed on to a resolutionasking Congress to act on immigration.
Wightmanrepresents Lexington. He said communities like his need a workforce, but he'snot very optimistic about what he calls "common sense reform."
"Ithink we need to. I don't think we have much hope they're going to do anythingsolid in that regard, but I think it does need to be addressed," said Sen.Wightman.
Adiverse coalition from the cattlemen and agriculture groups to faith–basedorganizations have joined in support of immigration reform.
Thehead of the Restaurant Association says it's an economic issue, but also aboutprotecting families.