Results related to “What Is In The Bill”
The Senate agreed today on an amendment to the immigration reform bill that will invest billions to double the number of armed agents on the US-Mexico border and build hundreds of additional miles of fences.
The Judiciary Committee passed the bill without rights for LGBT couples, and with new visa provisions tech companies had demanded over labor’s opposition.
The Judiciary Committee started a long week of immigration reform markup with a series of amendments to protect the rights of detained and deported immigrants.
The Senate Juditiary Committee agreed to amend the immigration reform bill to limit practices that send deportees to dangerous spots on the border and separate family members who migrate together.
As it’s amended the immigration reform bill will move to the right. How far is yet to be seen.
The immigration bill introduced by a group of Senators last week was the subject of a third Judiciary Committee hearing today where the outlines of the hard policy fight ahead came squarely into view.
The Gang of Eight Senate immigration bill would take small but important steps to reform the immigration detention system.
The Senate immigration bill includes small but important checks on racial profiling by immigration agents.
The Gang of Eight immigration reform bill will expand criminal prosecution of immigrants crossing over the border. Many of those prosecuted are held in private prisons.
Colorlines’ Seth Freed Wessler is plowing through all 844 pages. Here’s the big picture thus far.
The Gang of Eight immigration bill will cut whole categories of visas for siblings and will do away with the Diversity Lottery that many African immigrants rely on.
The immigration reform bill from the Senate excludes gay and lesbian couples from petitioning for non-citizen partners.
The Gang of Eight bill will bar people with gang affiliations and many criminal offenses from a path to citizenship and does nothing to change the “aggravated felony” laws.
The Senate Immigration bill includes a broad DREAM Act provisions with no upper age limit.
The bill takes some important steps to reunite families and stop children of deportees from entering foster care, a problem uncovered in a Colorlines investigation.
Post #1 on the bill’s 844 pages. We’ll comb through the details for answers to the big questions: Who gets citizenship, how and what new enforcement powers come in return.