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SCHUMER: ‘ILLEGAL IMMIGRATION WILL BE A THING OF THE PAST’
Posted By yihan On June 12, 2013 @ 5:25 am In Prison Planet | Comments Disabled
June 12, 2013
After the U.S. Senate voted to pass the motion to proceed to floor debate on the “Gang of Eight” immigration bill, Sen. Chuck Schumer (D-NY) claimed that this bill would solve illegal immigration and secure the border.
“Illegal immigration will be a thing of the past,” Schumer said on the Senate floor, celebrating the passage of the motion to proceed.
Schumer complained in an impassioned and lengthy speech on the Senate floor that opponents saying the bill does not have border security “is not fair.” Schumer said giving billions of dollars to the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) will lead to increased border security, even if illegal immigrants are given amnesty first. He promised that assurances of future border security measures would be maintained.
Nonetheless, Schumer admitted the bill “is not perfect.” He pleaded with other senators, “If you have a better idea” on how to secure the border “tell us.” Though Sens. John Cornyn (R-TX) and Rand Paul (R-KY) have offered outlines of amendments that would improve the border security provisions in the bill, Schumer did not say he would support them.
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URLs in this post:
 Breitbart.com: http://www.breitbart.com/Big-Government/2013/06/11/Schumer-makes-impassioned-plea-that-immigration-bill-solves-illegal-immigration-secures-the-border
 CBO: 75% of Illegal Immigration Would Continue Under Senate Immigration Bill: http://www.prisonplanet.com/cbo-75-of-illegal-immigration-would-continue-under-senate-immigration-bill.html
 Schumer predicts mass demonstrations if House blocks path to citizenship: http://www.prisonplanet.com/schumer-predicts-mass-demonstrations-if-house-blocks-path-to-citizenship.html
 GOP’s Graham: No immigration bill until 2012: http://www.prisonplanet.com/gops-graham-no-immigration-bill-until-2012.html
 Senate plan would deport illegal immigrants entering U.S. after 2011: http://www.prisonplanet.com/senate-plan-would-deport-illegal-immigrants-entering-u-s-after-2011.html
 Obama Immigration Plan: More Direct Path to Citizenship Than Senate’s: http://www.prisonplanet.com/obama-immigration-plan-more-direct-path-to-citizenship-than-senates.html
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