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Gov. Bobby Jindal (R-La.) said Sunday that Republicans should move forward with passing an immigration bill this year, regardless of what pollsters say.

Last week, House GOP leaders released a set of immigration principles that outlined an approach that would eventually lead to the legalization of many illegal immigrants, once border security is toughened.

“There are a lot of folks in the Republican party that would tell you the president is doing so poorly right now in the polls and especially with the flawed implementation and design of the Affordable Care Act, or ObamaCare, there are a lot of folks that would tell you we should stay out of his way and run 2014 as a referendum on that,” Jindal said. “I’m not one of those people.”

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