The House plans a series of hearings across the country to “gauge public reaction” to the immigration reform bill. Gee, wonder what reaction they’ll get? Do you suppose Salem’s buses will give illegal alien supporters free rides again if they have any of those hearings in Oregon?
WASHINGTON – In a sign that major immigration legislation may be dead for this
year, House leaders decided Tuesday to conduct summer hearings across the nation to gauge public opinion before any formal negotiations with the Senate on a
final reform measure.The move — a rebuke to President Bush’s call for quick
action on a bill similar to the Senate’s — creates a delay that is almost fatal
to the idea of Congress passing a bill before the November elections, according
to supporters of the Senate’s approach to the issue.
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