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March 07, 2006

New IPC Report Reveals Voting Patterns behind House's Passage of Immigration Enforcement Bill

The Immigration Policy Center, a division of AILF, AILA's sister foundation, has released a new report--"Playing Politics on Immigration"--showing that U.S. Representatives with low numbers of undocumented immigrants residing in their districts were most likely to support the Border Protection, Antiterrorism, and Illegal Immigration Control Act (H.R. 4437), passed by the House in December. IPC Research Fellow Rob Paral writes, "Lawmakers whose constituents experience relatively little impact from undocumented immigration have the luxury of playing politics on the issue rather than confronting it directly."

View the full report at www.ailf.org/ipc/policybrief/policybrief_2006_playingpolitics.shtml

Posted by VisaLawyer at March 7, 2006 09:03 AM


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