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Democrats: This Immigration Compromise Looks Pretty Sweet to Us

T172 Wrote: Apr 23, 2013 12:08 PM
What about fines/penalties for businesses that hire illegals?

A few days old, but worth flagging anyway.  As conservative debate over the 'Gang of Eight' proposal begins in earnest, Democrats are reportedly pleasantly surprised by the contents of the legislation:
 

The Senate’s Gang of Eight delivered an immigration overhaul bill this week that was far more generous to their constituencies than Democrats and Hispanic activists expected. The pre-bill marketing campaign — driven by leaks that seemed to come from Republican negotiators — focused on stringent new border-control measures and a long, difficult path to citizenship. The goal was to minimize conservative opposition by...