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April 04, 2006

GOP Senators Trying to Shape a Compromise on Immigration

In the LA Times there is an article by Maura Reynolds and Nicole Gaouette, Times Staff Writers on April 4, 2006;

WASHINGTON — Facing a self-imposed Friday deadline for reaching agreement on the thorny issue of immigration, GOP senators worked Monday toward a possible compromise that would permit some illegal immigrants to remain in the country and apply for citizenship but would deny that opportunity to others.

Senate Majority Leader Bill Frist (R-Tenn.) launched what participants said would be a series of closed-door negotiations to bridge a divide between Republicans who favored providing a path to citizenship for illegal immigrants and those who opposed it.

At; http://www.latimes.com/news/nationworld/nation/la-na-immig4apr04,0,1615768.story?track=tottext

Posted by VisaLawyer at April 4, 2006 07:18 AM

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