TITLE

Capital Briefs

PUB. DATE
May 2006
SOURCE
Human Events;5/22/2006, Vol. 62 Issue 18, p5
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents news briefs related to a proposal on immigration reform by U.S. President George W. Bush as of May 2006. Senator Teddy Kennedy (D.-Mass.) supports Bush's call for amnesty for illegal aliens. Senator Johnny Isakson (R.-Ga.) offered an amendment that would allow 66 million new immigrants to enter the country by granting amnesty. Senate Republicans who voted against securing the border first before giving amnesty to illegal aliens include Robert Bennett of Utah.
ACCESSION #
20930154

 

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