Late last night, the Senate Judiciary Committee voted to move comprehensive immigration forward to the floor of the Senate after a long and somewhat contentious five-day markup. Three Republicans joined 10 Democrats in voting to move the bill forward. Five Senators – all Republicans – voted against the measure. Senator Orrin Hatch (R-UT), who had been heavily courted by supporters of immigration reform, voted in favor of the bill.
McDonald Hopkins Government Strategies Advisory: Immigration reform advances
By McDonald Hopkins News on May 21st, 2013
Posted in Legal Updates | North America