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Illegal Immigration Reform to Get Some Time for Debate

Ken85 Wrote: Apr 10, 2013 1:43 PM
I feel so confident when we have John McCain and Lindsay Graham working out a deal for us. Okay...maybe not. Further decline of the Republican Party and America.

According to POLITICO, the Gang of 8 is expected to release their illegal immigration reform plan as soon as Thursday with mark-ups beginning the first week of May. This gives at least some time for debate on the issue, which has been in question since Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Patrick Leahy has indicated no plans to slow down the process. Regardless, Leahy plans to hold just one hearing on the new legislation.

The Senate’s immigration Gang of Eight plans to announce a deal within a week but a committee markup is not expected until at least...