Sponsors of the “Gang of Eight” Immigration Bill expressed confidence that their legislation can pass the House of Representatives, despite the challenges it will face.
Sen. Chuck Schumer (D., NY.) criticized Russia, and President Vladimir Putin, for “aiding and abetting” NSA leaker Edward Snowden, who left Hong Kong for Moscow Sunday morning.
Immigration experts at the Heritage Foundation disputed claims by the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) that the Gang of Eight’s immigration bill would benefit the nation Wednesday.
The Senate architects of a bipartisan immigration reform that would put 11 to 12 million illegal aliens on the path to U.S. citizenship shifted tactics on Sunday, arguing in light of the Boston Marathon bombing that revamping American immigration laws would make the homeland more secure.
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.