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August 31, 2006

Debate Endgame in this Congress -- Stalemate, Solution, or Setback?

There is an article about immigration reform in the New America Media, Commentary, Frank Sharry, Aug 24, 2006

"Editor's Note: With time running out for this Congress to legislate on immigration, Frank Sharry, executive director of the National Immigration Forum, lays out the possible outcome of the rancorous debate this year. IMMIGRATION MATTERS regularly features the views of the nation's leading immigrant rights advocates.

WASHINGTON, D.C.--When Congress returns just after Labor Day, it only has five weeks left before recessing for the mid-term elections in November. With immigration being one of the nation's top policy issues, will some sort of immigration bill be enacted this year? If so, what kind?

The debate is so volatile it's risky to make predictions. But I like taking chances, so here are four possible scenarios, with my predictions of their likelihood, from most likely in my view, to least".


Posted by VisaLawyer at August 31, 2006 08:25 AM


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