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Immigration Law

Expert: Threading "Thick" Immigration Reform Package Through Reconciliation's "Very Small Legislative Needle"

Haris Alic, Washington Times, Sept. 14, 2021

"Even if Democrats win [Senate Parliamentarian] Ms. MacDonough‘s approval for the procedural questions, they’ll still have a hard time maintaining unity in their ranks over the policy, said Stephen Yale-Loehr, a law professor and immigration scholar at Cornell University.  “In sum, to succeed, Democrats must thread a very thick immigration string through a very small legislative needle,” he said."