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PHOENIX -- Gov. Jan Brewer says she's leery of post-election talk about a possible compromise on illegal immigration that'd include securing the border and providing legal status to immigrants in the country illegally.

Brewer says in statement issued Friday that she recalls the 1986 compromise that provided legal status to millions while making unkept promises to secure the border.

Brewer says the first step now still needs to be securing the border.

She says once that's done, the next step can be to jointly pursue ways to fix what she calls the ``broken immigration system.'' She says that could be done in a way that's effective, practical and humane.

Brewer didn't specifically refer to any individual's statements, but U.S. House Speaker John Boehner earlier Friday said it's time to change U.S. immigration policies.

Boehner called on President Barack Obama to take the lead in coming up with a plan to address the estimated 11 million people living in the country illegally.

Associated Press,

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