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Immigration bill may boost Social Security, study finds

WASHINGTON — A bipartisan immigration bill pending in the Senate would strengthen the Social Security trust fund by adding millions of workers to tax rolls and provide a boost to the overall economy, according to an analysis Wednesday by the Social Security Administration.

The finding came in a letter to Senator Marco Rubio, Republican of Florida, who requested the analysis, from Stephen C. Gross, chief actuary for the agency.

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