Conservative groups on Monday criticized the comprehensive immigration reform bill making its way through the Senate, revealing divisions between conservative politicians and policy leaders on the issue.
Law enforcement and federal immigration officials joined Sens. Jeff Sessions (R., Ala.) and David Vitter (R., La.) on Capitol Hill Thursday to blast the “Gang of Eight’s” immigration reform legislation, describing it as “amnesty” that would put public safety at risk.
President Obama announced a radical shift in federal immigration policy on Friday in what many see as a desperate attempt to resurrect his struggling reelection campaign by catering to a key Democratic constituency.