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U.S. Senate group resolves key issues on immigration reform-lawmakers

There are 29 comments on the Stabroek News story from Mar 31, 2013, titled U.S. Senate group resolves key issues on immigration reform-lawmakers. In it, Stabroek News reports that:

With U.S. business and labor now in agreement, a bipartisan group of U.S. senators has resolved all major issues in a pending deal to overhaul the U.S. immigration system and aims to unveil it after Congress reconvenes in the second week of April, key lawmakers said today.

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#22 Apr 3, 2013
And how do these resolutions help Americans who lost thier jobs to illegals. No matter how menial they may have been, when they lost those jobs, many of these Americans also lost their dignity and the will to look for other work, because they knew illegals were sucking them up.
Mayela

Fairburn, GA

#23 Apr 3, 2013
Native Legislator Ponka-We Victors Turns Tables at Immigration Hearing in Kansas
ICTMN Staff
March 22, 2013

A remark about immigration made by a Native State Representative at a hearing in the Kansas House of Representatives has attracted the attention of major media -- and yet to many Natives, it's merely the plainest of facts.

The hearing concerned the legality of offering children of illegal immigrants to pay the in-state tuition rate to attend universities and community colleges in Kansas. The Legislature was seeking to overturn a statute that has been on the books for nearly a decade -- a Topeka Capital-Journal story described the effort as an "annual attempt."

Ponka-We Victors (D-Wichita), a member of the Ponca Tribe of Oklahoma and the Tohono O'odham Nation, and the only American Indian in the Kansas State Legislature, offered her reading of the situation to Kris Kobach, Kansas' Secretary of State.

"I think itís funny Mr. Kobach, because when you mention illegal immigrant, I think of all of you," Victors said, prompting cheers from the gallery, described by the Capital-Journal as "heavily pro-immigrant." Rep. Arlen Siegfreid (R-Olathe) the chairman of the House Federal and State Affairs Committee, felt moved to tell the room, "Please don't do that."

The encounter takes on added significance when one considers the man Victors was addressing. Kris Kobach is known around the country as an anti-immigration hawk, and had a hand in such controversial measures as Arizona's SB 1070. As Mother Jones puts it, "if there's a controversial new anti-immigration law that's captured national attention, chances are that it has Kris Kobach's imprimatur."

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"Please don't do that." Brouhaha
spud

Bangor, PA

#24 Apr 3, 2013
Jack from Bedias wrote:
<quoted text>Chuck-u-Schumer is an "out for himself" cpos. How would you feel if you were #2 to Harry Reid? Rubio is the best chance in that group.
He probably is the best of the bunch but that isn't saying much. The group was hand picked to pass amnesty. The composition of the group of 8 is far from a representative sampling. By including Republicans like McCain and Graham who are both long known for supporting illegal alien positions, the credibility of the group as well as its ability to come to a good solution have been irreparably damaged.

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#25 Apr 3, 2013
spud wrote:
<quoted text>He probably is the best of the bunch but that isn't saying much. The group was hand picked to pass amnesty. The composition of the group of 8 is far from a representative sampling. By including Republicans like McCain and Graham who are both long known for supporting illegal alien positions, the credibility of the group as well as its ability to come to a good solution have been irreparably damaged.
all who support illegal alien need to be removed. they fully know citizens are against this otherwise it would not be drawn from behind closed doors and other would be able to chime in on it.

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#26 Apr 3, 2013
spud wrote:
<quoted text>He probably is the best of the bunch but that isn't saying much. The group was hand picked to pass amnesty. The composition of the group of 8 is far from a representative sampling. By including Republicans like McCain and Graham who are both long known for supporting illegal alien positions, the credibility of the group as well as its ability to come to a good solution have been irreparably damaged.
McCain and Graham are gargoyles, or 2 of the 3 blind monkeys. Whenever they, as well as Schumer are involved, nothing's going to happen.

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Nashville, TN

#27 Apr 3, 2013
tomin cali wrote:
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all who support illegal alien need to be removed. they fully know citizens are against this otherwise it would not be drawn from behind closed doors and other would be able to chime in on it.
I think the reform is great and I'm a citizen
spud

Bangor, PA

#28 Apr 3, 2013
I'm a retired AFLCIO union member and I think this guy Trumka is an idiot when it comes to his support for illegal aliens. The great majority of my fellow union members feel the same. Don't think that Trumka speaks for anywhere near half of his members.
Con Todo

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#29 Apr 3, 2013
spud wrote:
I'm a retired AFLCIO union member and I think this guy Trumka is an idiot when it comes to his support for illegal aliens. The great majority of my fellow union members feel the same. Don't think that Trumka speaks for anywhere near half of his members.
But you apparently have no problem with the head of the American Chamber of Commerce, Tom Donohue, who initially demanded that an addition 400,000 guest worker visas be allowed under the bill? So that business could have access to cheap labor.

The Democrats and the AFL-CIO wanted zero, but they eventually compromised at 200,000.

You should be thanking the Democrats and the Union for trying to watch your back.
spud

Bangor, PA

#30 Apr 3, 2013
Con Todo wrote:
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But you apparently have no problem with the head of the American Chamber of Commerce, Tom Donohue, who initially demanded that an addition 400,000 guest worker visas be allowed under the bill? So that business could have access to cheap labor.
The Democrats and the AFL-CIO wanted zero, but they eventually compromised at 200,000.
You should be thanking the Democrats and the Union for trying to watch your back.
Thank you but I'll not thank the union, the Chamber or the Democrats. They're all in it for themselves. Nice try attempting to spin the Ds and the unions as friends of the people but I'm not buying it.

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