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April 06, 2006

Senate Takes New Tack on Immigration

There is an article in the Los Angeles Times;

"A GOP-proposed `path to citizenship' has some illegal workers return home, pay taxes and study civics. Discord with House is likely. By Nicole Gaouette and Maura Reynolds, Times Staff Writers
April 6, 2006

WASHINGTON — Senate Majority Leader Bill Frist late Wednesday offered a new plan to overhaul U.S. immigration laws that would require as many as 3 million illegal immigrants to leave the country in order to apply for legal status and eventual citizenship.

Aides to the Tennessee Republican said a majority of GOP senators would support the plan, ending a stalemate that threatened to prevent action on the issue. But any bill that comes out of the Senate would have to be reconciled with a harsher measure passed by the House. It was not immediately clear how any legislation that passed would be enforced".

At; http://www.latimes.com/news/nationworld/nation/la-na-immig6apr06,0,2533276.story?track=tottext

Posted by VisaLawyer at April 6, 2006 06:51 AM


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