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"Hastert Deals Blow to Immigration Bill

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Last Edited: June 13, 2006, 8:22 pm

 

 

Finally something sensible!!  I hope the House dissects it completely into unrecognizable parts!!


"Hastert Deals Blow to Immigration Bill

By SUZANNE GAMBOA
Associated Press Writer
WASHINGTON

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"Hopes for a quick compromise on immigration were dealt a blow Tuesday after House Speaker Dennis Hastert said he wanted to take a "long look" at a Senate bill offering possible citizenship to millions of illegal immigrants.

Hastert said hearings on the Senate bill should be held before appointing anyone to a House-Senate committee to negotiate a compromise immigration bill. Later, he said he was unsure what the House's next move would be.

"We're going to take a long look at it," Hastert said late Tuesday.

House Majority Leader John Boehner agreed. "I think we should know clearly what's in the Senate bill," Boehner said. But he added there are lots of ways to understand its contents.

Sen. John Cornyn, R-Texas, also scheduled a hearing for Monday to review provisions in the bill requiring employers to verify that their workers are legal. "........

http://www.breitbart.com/news/2006/06/13/D8I7L2180.html

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