Immigration Funds Get Boost

Cohn, Peter; Smallen, Jill; Mitchell, Charlie
September 2006
National Journal;9/9/2006, Vol. 38 Issue 36, p74
The article reports on the decision of U.S. House Republicans to approve the Senate's move to add $1.8 billion in new spending for border security to the fiscal 2007 Homeland Security appropriations bills. The added funding is aimed to appease voters in the absence of a comprehensive immigration reform package. It would fund new fencing and vehicle barriers along the southern U.S. border.


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