Letter to Senator Saxby Chambliss – H Glenn Fogle Jr.

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This is my letter to Georgia Senator Saxby Chambliss in reply to his response to my correspondence to him urging him to vote for S. 744, the Senate Comprehensive Immigration Reform Bill.  The Senator’s response encapsulates some of the Republican anti-immigrant rhetoric about “securing our borders” which is a simply a knee-jerk solution often chanted like a mantra in conjunction …

Why cops should back immigration reform

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Editor’s note: George Gascón is the district attorney of San Francisco, and the former chief of police in San Francisco and Mesa, Arizona (CNN) — Members of the law enforcement community must sound their voices in support of comprehensive immigration reform for the sake of public safety and for the sake of our country. I write this as a former …

Boehner: No way to get immigration bill to House floor without GOP majority support

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(CNN) — Under pressure from House conservatives opposed to comprehensive immigration reform, House Speaker John Boehner said Tuesday, “I don’t see any way of bringing an immigration bill to the floor that doesn’t have majority support of Republicans.” Until now, Boehner has sidestepped questions about how he will move forward in the House on immigration reform and whether he would …

Center holds as Senate kills GOP border security amendment to immigration bill

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By Carrie Dann, Political Reporter, NBC News Beating back the first attempt to substantially change the pending immigration bill’s border security measures, the Senate on Thursday voted down a Republican effort to require strict security goals are met for six months before undocumented immigrants can apply for legal status. The bill’s bipartisan drafters – the so-called “Gang of Eight” – …