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How serious is Obama about immigration reform? Not very.

On Tuesday, President Barack Obama had a meeting with various business, law enforcement, faith and elected officials to discuss how best to fix America’s immigration system. Sounds serious, right?

The released guest list suggests the meeting was little more than a brainstorm session of the left, lacking any real input from actual stakeholders on the border.

Instead of Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer, AFL-CIO president Richard Trumka got a seat at the table. Instead of Texas Gov. Rick Perry, Rev. Al Sharpton attended. Former California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger was welcomed, but not a single sitting border-state governor was invited to attend.

And this is the Obama administration, so, as usual, George Soros’ Center for American Progress most definitely had a seat at the table.

So how serious was this immigration reform meeting? Check out the guest list and decide for yourself:

Leith Anderson, President, National Association of Evangelicals
Hon. Michael Bloomberg, City of New York
Bill Bratton, Former Police Chief, City of Los Angeles and City of New York
Hon. Julian Castro, Mayor, City of San Antonio
Secretary Michael Chertoff, Former Secretary Homeland Security
Gov. John Engler, President and CEO, Business Roundtable
Hon. Eric Garcetti, City Council, President City of Los Angeles
Sec. Carlos Gutierrez, Former Secretary of Commerce
Raymond Kelly, Commissioner, New York City Police Department
Sen. Mel Martinez, Former United States Senator/Chairman, Florida, Mexico, Central America and the Caribbean JP Morgan Chase
Greg Page, Chairman & CEO, Cargill
Sec. Federico Pena, Former Secretary of Transportation and Secretary of Energy
John Podesta, CEO, Center for American Progress
Charles Ramsey, Chief of Police, City of Philadelphia/President, Major City Chiefs
Al Sharpton, President, National Action Network
Sheryl Sandberg, COO, Facebook
Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger, Former California Governor
Richard Trumka, AFL-CIO
John C. Wester, Bishop, Archdiocese of Salt Lake City

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