Sunday, January 27, 2013

Senators nearing agreement on broad immigration reform proposal

There have been many reports on the group of Senators who have been working since last Fall on a comprehensive immigration reform proposal. From the Washington Post, "A working group of senators from both parties is nearing agreement on broad principles for overhauling the nation’s immigration laws, representing the most substantive bipartisan effort toward major legislation in years."
Today Senator Dick Durbin says that the proposal will include a path to citizenship, something that many Republicans have argued against
Key issue: President Barack Obama met with members of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus in the Roosevelt Room of the White House on Friday, January 25, 2013, to discuss immigration reform as a way to revive the middle class
President Obama met with Hispanic leaders on Friday affirming that immigration reform will be at the top of the agenda for his second term:
He will give a speech in Nevada on Tuesday to kick off his public campaign for immigration reform:,0,5303860.story

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