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In his effort toad more security measures to the Senate bill, Senator Marco Rubio (R-FL) appears to be doing some behind-the-scenes dealing. He reportedly asked Senator Kelly Ayotte (R-NH) not to publicly express her support for the bill, which she … Continue reading
Today the Senate resumes consideration of the motion to proceed with S. 744, the Comprehensive Immigration Bill. Much is on the line, including border security measures and a path to citizenship, and the bill with face amendments either strengthening or … Continue reading
As immigration reform hits the Senate floor this week, the path forward is looking more complicated from all sides. Senator Marco Rubio, member of the Gang of Eight that drafted the Senate bill, continues to call for tougher security measures. … Continue reading
The USA Today Editorial Board criticizes Senate Republicans for attempting to derail possible immigration reform by adding unrealistic measures to an already tough bill. The proposed immigration bill builds on current government border spending and decreased immigration and includes security … Continue reading
Senator Kelly Ayotte (R-NH) announced yesterday on CBS’s “Face of the Nation” that she would support the Senate immigration bill drafted by the bipartisan Gang of Eight. “This is a thoughtful bipartisan solution to a tough problem and so that’s … Continue reading
“The immigration legislation making its way through Congress addresses legalization, border security, a transition to a more skills-based legal-immigration system and the national adoption of E-Verify. There is a growing bipartisan and bicameral consensus, however, about another key aspect of … Continue reading
The Wilson Center’s “The State of the Border Report” recommends a holistic approach to the border to address not only issues of security, but also trade and the environment. One of the authors Eric Lee of Arizona State University, said: … Continue reading
The potential passage of a border and immigration reform bill in Congress has endless implications for the US economy, including business and jobs for military contracting companies. They have turned their attention toward the technology required to satisfy the requirements … Continue reading
The Senate takes up the motion to proceed on S. 744, the “Border Security, Economic Opportunity, and Immigration Modernization Act” this morning.
NDN and New Policy Institute Simon Rosenberg Released the following statement: “Today, the House Republicans declared their independence from Comprehensive Immigration Reform. The self-deportation/attrition movement, which captured the Republican Party’s nominee in 2012, has re-asserted itself in American politics.