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Leahy: Immigration Top Priority for Senate Judiciary Committee

"The Senate Judiciary Committee will dedicate most of its time this spring to comprehensive immigration reform, including changes for technology companies and agricultural businesses, Senator Patrick Leahy (D-Vt.), the committee's chairman, said Wednesday." - Todd Ruger, Jan. 16, 2013 ...

Will House Republicans Accept the Senate Proposal for Immigration Reform?

Former House Judiciary Committee counsel Nolan Rappaport goes through the recent bipartisan Senate proposal for immigration reform and discusses its pluses, minuses, and prospects in the House of Representatives. Excerpt: "...Resistance to comprehensive immigration reform in the House of Representatives...

Full Text of Senate Immigration Bill: BSEOIMA13

844 pages . Let the close reading begin!

Parsing the Senate's Immigration Bill

You could read all 844 pages for yourself. Or you could reference the interactive New York Times highlighted version .

CBO: Senate Immigration Bill Would Cut Deficits By $200 Billion

"The immigration bill under consideration in the Senate would reduce federal deficits by nearly $200 billion over the next decade, and continue generating savings in the years beyond, even after millions of new citizens became eligible for health-care and welfare benefits, congressional budget analysts...

Video: CBO Reports Senate Immigration Bill Would Save $900 Billion

"Congressional budget analysts said Tuesday that legislation to overhaul the nation's immigration laws would cut hundreds of billions from the federal deficit over the next two decades. Doug Stump, AILA President-Elect , joins us on Skype to discuss the report." - AILA, June 19, 2013 .

Immigration Reform Bill Is A Multi-Billion Dollar Bonanza For Defense Contractors

"Last week, the U.S. Senate passed the Border Security, Economic Opportunity, and Immigration Modernization Act, a massive bill that overhauls American immigration policy –and offers a bonanza of cash for the defense industry. The bill –which must still be approved by the House and signed...