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Last night, John Oliver devoted the whole show to talking about immigration reform , and the ridiculous obstacles some Republicans have set up.
In a boost for supporters of a major immigration reform bill now on the Senate floor, the Congressional Budget Office on Tuesday reported that the plan would reduce the nation's budget deficit over the next two decades, as backers said it showed the "economic imperative" to approve immigration law changes.
U.S. Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid speaks to the media about the immigration reform bill on Capitol Hill in Washington June 18. The immigration bill under consideration in the Senate would reduce federal deficits by nearly $200 billion over the next decade, and continue generating savings in the years beyond, even after millions of new citizens ... (more)
The Congressional Budget Office released its long-awaited report on Tuesday detailing what it estimates the costs of the "Gang of Eight" immigration bill would if it were to become law.
Not a good day for opponents of comprehensive immigration reform, who have been arguing that legalization would explode the deficit.
At a Senate Budget Committee hearing Tuesday, Ron Johnson, R-Wis., shared his three top keys to succeeding in life, two of which involve sex and drugs, or the lack thereof.
Sen. Dick Durbin claimed Monday that if the pending Senate immigration bill becomes law, illegal immigrants who have committed serious crimes would not qualify for legalization, a statement that is partly true at best.
Add on a gaffe by an aide to Sen. Marco Rubio , who said that American workers "just can't cut it" at some jobs, and the pro-reform side is having a rough go of things.
The evidence adduced by the commission [U.S. Commission on Civil Rights] shows that not only does illegal immigration depress the employment levels of low-skilled Americans, it drives down the wages for available jobs.
Washington is bickering over whether the Cornyn amendment to the Gang of Eight framework is a deal-breaking and onerous " poison pill ," or a totally inadequate " Trojan horse ."
Sen. Jeff Sessions said the Senate's "dangerous" immigration bill will devastate America's working class and "guarantee" the country will again have to grant "another amnesty" in the future.
Sessions said Jeb Bush's comments over the weekend lauding and encouraging bringing in more immigrants astounding considering that there are so many Americans unemployed or under employed.
Republican Alabama Sen. Jeff Sessions calls the special interests behind the "Gang of Eight" immigration reform bill "masters of the universe."
Yesterday morning , I posted the audio from my interview of Senator Marco Rubio from Thursday night's Hugh Hewitt show.