Democrats Unveil “Conceptual Proposal” for Immigration Reform

On April 29, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, along with Assistant Senate Majority Leader Dick Durbin, Senate Judiciary Committee Chair Patrick Leahy, Immigration Subcommittee Chair Chuck Schumer, and Senators Dianne Feinstein and Bob Menendez held a press conference to release a “Conceptual Proposal for Immigration Reform.”

For months, Senators Schumer and Lindsey Graham (R-SC) have been in discussions about the contents of an immigration reform bill. In the past couple of weeks, Senator Graham has backed away from support of immigration reform, insisting that climate change legislation, something he has also been working on (with Senators Kerry and Lieberman), come up first in the Senate.

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