Immigration Reform is Far From a Done Deal
Posted at 2:15 p.m. on June 5
Politico looks at efforts by Senate Minority Whip John Cornyn (R-TX) to further tighten border security provisions in the Senate’s immigration bill.
“His amendment would require 100 percent operational control of the Southern borders and that 90 percent of illegal border crossers be apprehended. It would also require 100 percent border surveillance, or situational awareness, of each one-mile segment of the Southern border and installment of a national E-Verify system before registered immigrants can pursue green cards.”
Ezra Klein: “That sure sounds as if no one is ever getting a green card… Republicans believe they can sell these arguments in the next election. If it loses them future election, well, that’s for their future selves to worry about.”