TITLE

Ruses in the Senate

PUB. DATE
July 2013
SOURCE
National Review;7/15/2013, Vol. 65 Issue 13, p14
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article looks at U.S. immigration policy, focusing on an immigration reform bill passed by the U.S. Senate in June 2013. It cites major last-minute amendments to the bill offered by U.S. Senators John Hoeven and Bob Corker and criticizes Republican U.S. Senators Marco Rubio and John McCain for voting for it. It offers several criticisms of the bill's provisions on topics including border security, amnesty for illegal immigrants, and visa overstays.
ACCESSION #
88404577

 

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