Skip to comments.Gang of Eight Strategy Emerges to Ensure Immigration Bill Advances
Posted on 05/10/2013 3:01:10 PM PDT by onyx
The night before Thursday's marathon committee markup, members of the Senate's Gang of Eight and their staffs huddled in a room in the Capitol to decide what amendments to their immigration bill they would let liveand what must die.
As a comprehensive immigration overhaul advances through the Senate, its chief architects will remain firmly in control of its fate. This week's drama at the Senate Judiciary Committee provided a valuable test run for the group, which must protect their bill from changes that undermine the principles they agreed on but accept enough suggestions from their colleagues to garner at least a 60-vote majority, if not more.
Its that kind of advance planning that helped the gang survive its first major test Thursday: a hostile amendment offered by Senate Judiciary Committee ranking member Chuck Grassley, R-Iowa. The Grassley provision would have required that the entire southern border be under effective control for six months before illegal immigrants could register for provisional legal status. The current legislation requires only that a comprehensive strategy for border security be in place.
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Paul is at least partially correct. There is a natural constituency for the party among Latinos...but it isn't the illegals nor their La Raza enablers!
Instead, it is the LEGAL Hispanics -- the throroughly American Hispanics who are here legally and, in many cases, have been for hundreds of years. These Hispanics stand 2-for-1 against amnesty.
And why wouldn't they: They are American citizens!
The Republicans will win more Hispanic votes by standing against so-called "comprehensive immigration reform" than if they vote for it.
Damn, that is an awesome plan! I like your twisted freaky mind!
If ever there was a plan for brave men and women to march down to the border and create a human barrier, I would be there in a nanosecond. I know, never happen, but it’s a dream I enjoy.
How much longer are the Rubio commercials going to run? I am nauseous listening to his feminine voice telling me lies!
I am DONE with him.
Cost effective too.
The Gang of 8 is an X, Y and Z bunch which is supporting Latino gangster human traffic. Ask any of those “latino families” in favor of legalizing illegals, and it is all about a process where they can enslave and brainwash their relatives coming to the US, until said relatives can do the same to the next wave of their own close relatives in Mexico.
This is the equivalent of a human pyrammid scheme until it all collapses under total human prostitution exploitation to fund the top tier of investors.
The hispanics I know look for American brides and grooms so they can bring in these girls to work in their houses for free and pay rent, just like that kidnapper Castro.
This is why they support democrates and are against gun ownership. They do not want their relatives to be free. They want it to be a Democrate DHS Dungeon Home SEcurity program of convenience, and they want the white man slave to pay for it too.
IT is an extremely powerful NArco terrorist-MexicoGovernment-familyExploitation lobby.
Indeed, they are saying we will fix the border while they are destroying it and telling the ICE to stand down on current enforcement.
It is the same communist meme of mixing ends justifying the means, a matter of convenience.
IT is a pretense to say you can rebuild something after destroying it, it is a Jesus like pretense of false messiaship.
WE build and rebuild AMerica every day via ingenuous Capitalist cells called businesses.
These people are not scientific, they are alchemist and think they can change the laws of the universe itself instead of using those laws to build cars to go places, they imagine a science doing away with that.
They are mentally ill.
” Yes...not American, too. The MS Ocho”
” IT is an extremely powerful NArco terrorist-MexicoGovernment-familyExploitation lobby.”
Indeed it is.
I have heard the House is scheduled a vote to overturn Obamacare this coming week? Does anyone have info on this?
I don’t know which day of the week.
I wish I could remember which day.
I read Cantor’s statement!!!!
No problem. I will be watching for it.
My sentiments exactly.
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