Update on comprehensive immigration reform
With the nation’s economy still struggling and bank bailout news continuing to make headlines, the Obama administration’s immigration reform plan and bill may not be the next big issue following on the heels of the recent health care reform bill.
Even if comprehensive immigration reform takes a “back seat” for a while, individual members of Congress are tackling specific immigration issues and proposing legislation in the process. For example, Senators Charles E. Schumer (D-NY) and Lindsey Graham (R-SC) have laid out a plan that tightens border security, uses Social Security card biometric technology, and guides immigrants who are currently in this country illegally to get on a path to legal status or citizenship.
We will continue to bring you updates on the status of comprehensive immigration reform.