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Old 06-05-2007, 04:17 PM
 
Location: Tennessee/Michigan
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WASHINGTON - A broad bipartisan immigration deal was threatened Tuesday as the Senate prepared to vote on a Republican proposal to make it harder for millions of illegal immigrants to qualify for green cards.

The proposal by Sen. Wayne Allard (news, bio, voting record), R-Colo., would eliminate extra points that illegal immigrants could get toward lawful status for work done while they were in the U.S. illegally, owning a home, or having health insurance. The proposed merit-based system would award the most credit for employment criteria such as education and skill level.

The Senate also planned to consider a bipartisan bid to require employers to recruit U.S. workers before giving a foreign laborer a job under the measure's controversial new temporary worker program.

Immigration deal under threat in Senate - Yahoo! News (broken link)
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Old 06-05-2007, 06:03 PM
 
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I hope that bill fail and don't pass. That bill is evil and has inside th germ of self-destruction.

Unconditional mass deportation, or no deal.
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