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BREAKING: Senate Judiciary Committee Approves Gang of Eight Immigration Reform Bill

gatorbait Wrote: May 22, 2013 8:11 AM
It wont pass the House,, no matter how much they try
No-Way-Jose Wrote: May 22, 2013 8:44 AM
Don't be so sure. Boehner, Cantor, and Ryan all seem to be on board the amnesty express. Something close to this could possibly pass the House -- there are a lot of influential powers within the Republican establishment pushing this amnesty hard. Don't just sit there confidently content thinking that something this insane couldn't possibly pass your good old Republican controlled House of Representatives. It can, and probably will if you and like minded conservatives don't raise hell.

This was not unexpected, of course, but for those unfamiliar with the legislation, here are the nuts and bolts of the committee-approved bill:

The Senate Judiciary Committee gave final approval Tuesday to a sweeping immigration reform bill, setting up a debate on the Senate floor for early June.

Three Republicans joined 10 Democrats to support the bill, which would create a pathway to citizenship for 11 million undocumented immigrants, invest billions in new border security measures and overhaul the legal immigration system.

The vote came after the committee deliberated for five days and considered more than...