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House Immigration Bill Will Be Tougher Than 'Gang Of 8' Plan, GOP Member Says

WASHINGTON -- Rep. John Carter (R-Texas), a member of the bipartisan House group working on an immigration bill, said Monday that his group's plan will have a tougher path to citizenship than the Senate "gang of eight" legislation -- which he said could be defined as "amnesty." Read more >

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KPFA Up Front: Panel on Immigration Reform

Berkeley's own KPFA Community Radio, 94.1 FM:

Panel on Immigration bill; Crystal Patterson, Communications Director for the Immigration Policy at the Center for American Progress, Anoop Prasad, Staff Attorney for Immigrant Rights with the Asian Law Caucus , and Catherine Tactaquin Executive Director of the National Network for Immigrant and Refugee Rights

Immigration program begins about 30 minutes into the tape.
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New Immigration Bill Includes Support for Families and Workers, Yet Would Continue Key Failures of Current System

Quaker Group: Fair Path to Citizenship Must Reflect More Humane Principles  Read more >

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Read The ‘Gang Of 8’s’ Landmark Immigration Plan

On Tuesday, a bipartisan group of senators are introducing a major immigration bill that would bolster border security, legalize many of America’s 11 million undocumented immigrants and put them on a path to citizenship, dramatically overhaul the legal immigration system, and crack down on employers who hire unauthorized workers. Read more >

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Border, Migrant and Allied Communities Continue to Call for A Human Rights Framework in Immigration Reform

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Immigration bill could exclude hundreds of thousands from citizenship

WASHINGTON — A bipartisan immigration bill soon to be introduced in the Senate could exclude hundreds of thousands of immigrants here illegally from ever becoming U.S. citizens, according to a Senate aide with knowledge of the proposals.

The bill would bar anyone who arrived in the U.S. after Dec. 31, 2011, from applying for legal status and ultimately citizenship, according to the aide, who was not authorized to discuss the proposals before they were made public and spoke on condition of anonymity. Read more >

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