Political Headlines July 12, 2013: House Immigration Reform Bill ‘Includes a Pathway to Citizenship’

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Becerra: House Immigration Reform Bill ‘Includes a Pathway to Citizenship’

Source: ABC News Radio, 7-12-13

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A bipartisan immigration bill being drafted in the House will contain a pathway to citizenship for undocumented immigrants, one of the authors said on Friday.

Lawmakers working on the bill, known as the Gang of Seven, have refused to say when they plan to unveil it. But this is the first time one of the drafters has said the product will allow undocumented immigrants to earn full citizenship, and not just legal status….READ MORE

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Political Headlines July 10, 2013: House GOP Rejects Senate Immigration Bill, Plans Slower Reform

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House GOP Won’t Rush Immigration Overhaul

Source: ABC News Radio, 7-10-13

House Republicans delivered a sharp reality check to the prospect of overhauling the nation’s immigration system, with lawmakers declaring Wednesday evening that the House not only rejects the Senate’s plan passed two weeks ago, but that they will also take a slower, step-by-step approach to tackling the problem….READ MORE

Political Headlines April 18, 2013: Bipartisan Gang of 8 Senators Unveiled Historic Immigration Bill

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Bipartisan Senators Roll Out Historic Immigration Bill

Source: ABC News Radio, 4-19-13

There they stood: four Democrats and four Republicans, the Senate Gang of 8, publicly promising to fight for an immigration reform bill introduced Tuesday.

The bill would beef up border security with $4.5 billion worth of drones, sensors and border patrol agents, while offering America’s undocumented a 13-year path to citizenship if they undergo background checks, pay fines, keep clear of felonies, and learn English and civics….READ MORE

Political Headlines April 16, 2013: Proposed Immigration Bill Has Widespread Senate Support

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Proposed Immigration Bill Has Widespread Support

Source: ABC News Radio, 4-17-13

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Senators John McCain, R-Ariz., and Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., emerged from a White House meeting Tuesday confident that President Obama supports the immigration reform bill they plan to introduce Tuesday night.

“While he certainly might not agree with every single part of it, he was very supportive of the bill we have put together and simply wants to make sure we keep moving it along and get something done,” Schumer told reporters at the White House….READ MORE

Political Headlines April 12, 2013: Immigration Reform Bill to Be Introduced in Senate Tuesday

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Immigration Reform Bill to Be Introduced in Senate Tuesday

Source: ABC News Radio, 4-12-13

An immigration reform bill is expected to be introduced in the Senate on Tuesday….READ MORE

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