Sunday, October 3, 2010

NJ Sen. Robert Menendez introduces immigration reform bill

WASHINGTON – Sen. Robert Menendez of New Jersey has introduced a broad immigration reform bill that would put the nation’s approximately 11 million illegal immigrants on a path toward citizenship and enact other sweeping reforms.

The bill, introduced late Wednesday, calls for enhanced border security and tougher enforcement of laws banning employment of undocumented workers, and would make it easier for legal residents to bring family members to the U.S.

It’s highly unlikely Congress will consider the measure this year, and it has only a slim chance of passage...

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