Proposed Immigration Legislation Faces Broad Opposition

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A new Senate proposal offers illegal immigrants the opportunity to become United States citizens. Although the White House embraces the plan, there is opposition across the political spectrum. Tamar Jacoby, senior fellow at the Manhattan Institute, and Suzanne Tamatore of the Immigrant Women and Children Project dissect the proposal and its potential impact.



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