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Next Up: Obama to Seek Immigration Overhaul in Single, Giant Bill

Frank_Alexander Wrote: Jan 13, 2013 6:30 PM
Merkel is not a Socialist... by any standards... She is a member of the CDU, the German Conservative party. I do cede that German conservative does not mean the same thing as American conservative...

As President Obama begins his second term, it seems he intends to make good on campaign promises to reform American immigration policy. The New York Times reports today that the president and his fellow Democrats in the Senate are seeking to create a giant omnibus bill that would remake the entire system.

Mr. Obama and Senate Democrats will propose the changes in one comprehensive bill, the officials said, resisting efforts by some Republicans to break the overhaul into smaller pieces — separately addressing young illegal immigrants, migrant farmworkers or highly skilled foreigners — which might be easier...