Citing constituent outcry, House Immigration Reform Caucus sees increase in membership

Kucinich, Jackie
June 2007
Hill;6/26/2007, Vol. 14 Issue 77, p6
The article reports on the increasing membership of the U.S. House Immigration Reform Caucus. It is stated that members have joined the group since early June 2007 bringing to a total of 108 members. The growing membership of the caucus involving Republicans and Democrats could suggest major problems for any House immigration bill that includes amnesty provisions.


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