A radical idea for the border bill: Hold hearings and vote on amendments

A radical idea for the border bill: Hold hearings and vote on amendments


On Sunday afternoon, Senate leaders unveiled an immigration bill in response to the border crisis that has burned for years. Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) has said he wants to hold the first votes on Wednesday, but Republican leaders in the House of Representatives say the bill will never get a vote in the House.

Let me be clear: The Senate Border Bill will NOT receive a vote in the House.

Here’s what the people pushing this “deal” aren’t telling you: It accepts 5,000 illegal immigrants a day and gives automatic work permits to asylum recipients—a magnet for more illegal immigration.

— Steve Scalise (@SteveScalise) February 5, 2024

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Two main obstacles stand in the way of this bill’s passage.

The first is that

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