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February 09, 2007

Tancredo quits immigration panel

“By Christa Marshall, Denver Post Staff Writer, 02/07/2007
Washington - Rep. Tom Tancredo has decided to step down as the chairman of the House Immigration Reform caucus to focus more on his 2008 campaign for president and provide others an opportunity to lead on the immigration issue.

The Littleton Republican handed the chairmanship to Rep. Brian Bilbray, R-Calif., but will continue to actively participate in the congressional caucus, which was established by Tancredo in 1999.
Since its creation, the caucus has grown to more than 90 members and played a key role in rallying support in 2006 for passage of a tough House immigration bill that called for strict border enforcement measures and penalties for employers that hired illegal immigrants…”.


Posted by VisaLawyer at February 9, 2007 07:21 AM


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