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Lou Dobbs: Friend Of Illegal Immigrants Everywhere?

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"I hope that will begin with Maria and me and Telemundo and other media organizations and others in this national debate that we should turn into a solution rather than a continuing debate and factional contest."

Mr. Dobbs twice mentioned a possible legalization plan for the estimated 12 million illegal immigrants in the U.S., saying at one point that "we need the ability to legalize illegal immigrants under certain conditions."

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As this video shows, however, Telemundo host Maria Celeste wasn't buying it from Dobbs, and repeatedly challenged him on a false claim that his show had made years ago, accusing illegal immigrants of spreading leprosy: