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Immigration Reform Unlikely To Pass Before 2015, Says Rep. Issa
Tech Crunch ^ | 1/7/14 | Gregory Ferenstein

Posted on 01/13/2014 8:15:15 AM PST by jimbo123

Hopes for undocumented immigrants stranded in political limbo will have to wait at least another year. In a wide-ranging interview on congress’s next session, Representative Darrell Issa, who drafted the high-skilled version of immigration reform, says there’s too much “animosity” on the issue within the government to find a meaningful compromise before the next election.

“Comprehensive immigration reform is hard to do with the best environment between the executive branch between the House and Senate. We don’t have the best opportunity,” he explains. “if we can find a compromise that is bi-partisan on the 11 million [undocumented workers], I think we begin to defuse some of the animosity. It doesn’t mean we get a bill past for the next election.”

There is a serious tech-talent shortage in Silicon Valley, but the relatively popular plan to admit more high-skilled immigrants has been held hostage to comprehensive reform, which includes finding a solution to the roughly 11 million undocumented workers currently living in the United States.

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TOPICS: News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: amnesty; darrellissa; deadenddarrell; h1b; india; issaimigrationbill
No Amnesty. No Path to Citizenship. No 3X increase in H1B Visas!
1 posted on 01/13/2014 8:15:15 AM PST by jimbo123
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To: jimbo123

How about enforcing existing immigration laws as a “compromise”.


2 posted on 01/13/2014 8:21:34 AM PST by shove_it (long ago Orwell and Rand warned us of Obama’s America)
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To: jimbo123

In other words, they want to wait until a non election year to give the peasants plenty of time to forget their treachery.


3 posted on 01/13/2014 8:22:00 AM PST by Blood of Tyrants (The War on Drugs has been used as an excuse to steal your rights. Support an end to the WOD now.)
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To: jimbo123

Election year two-step. Scumbags.


4 posted on 01/13/2014 8:26:06 AM PST by EagleUSA
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To: jimbo123; All
any immigration bill coming out of the House will be merged with the Senate Amnesty bill in conference.

http://www.hairyheadlines.com/kill-the-amnesty-bill/
Only chance to stop the Amnesty bill is for the House not to consider any immigration related bill at all.
Six big problems with the immigration bill from someone who has actually read it

Michelle Bachmann- ANY House bill no matter if it promises all the border security in the world will be a trojan horse. NO bill at all must come out of the House because it will be merged with the Senate Amnesty and trojan horse bill. Call Congress.

Tom Tancredo echos what Michelle Bachmann said.

Former Rep. Tom Tancredo can see it coming: Even if the House passes a perfectly conservative bill to reform the nation’s immigration system, the Senate Gang of Eight will water it down in a conference committee and leave Republicans little choice but to get rolled and vote for a bill they don’t like.

His advice to his former colleagues: Don’t bring up a bill at all.

http://www.hairyheadlines.com/kill-the-amnesty-bill/

I hope the Republicans in the House hold the line.call them to tell them to

5 posted on 01/13/2014 8:27:10 AM PST by Democrat_media (Obama ordered IRS to rig 2012 election and must resign)
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To: jimbo123
Tom Tancredo for President. no Amnesty


6 posted on 01/13/2014 8:32:38 AM PST by Democrat_media (Obama ordered IRS to rig 2012 election and must resign)
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To: jimbo123

“It doesn’t mean we get a bill past for the next election.”

passed.


7 posted on 01/13/2014 8:37:01 AM PST by rightwingcrazy
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To: jimbo123
RE :”Immigration Reform Unlikely To Pass Before 2015, Says Rep. Issa”

Its hard to tell if they are serious on this, when continuing to push it out in the next future, or if they are just leading on those who demand amnesty.

that carrot on a string keeps on being pulled from them.

8 posted on 01/13/2014 8:39:17 AM PST by sickoflibs (Obama : 'If you like your Doctor you can keep him, PERIOD! Don't believe the GOPs warnings')
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To: Tennessee Nana; Liz; TADSLOS; EXCH54FE; GeronL; Travis McGee; jimbo123; stephenjohnbanker; ...
RE :”Immigration Reform Unlikely To Pass Before 2015, Says Rep. Issa”

Its hard to tell if they are serious on this, when continuing to push it out in the next future, or if they are just leading on those who demand amnesty.

that carrot on a string keeps on being pulled from them.

9 posted on 01/13/2014 8:39:54 AM PST by sickoflibs (Obama : 'If you like your Doctor you can keep him, PERIOD! Don't believe the GOPs warnings')
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To: shove_it

Agreed, or adopting Mexico’s very liberal immigration policies.


10 posted on 01/13/2014 8:51:32 AM PST by Hardastarboard (The question of our age is whether a majority of Americans can and will vote us all into slavery.)
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To: jimbo123; Liz; AuntB; La Lydia; sickoflibs; stephenjohnbanker

Hopes for undocumented immigrants stranded
____________________________________

Well it was those illegal aliens who got themselves stranded..in the US..

tell them to just go back home...

problem solved..


11 posted on 01/13/2014 8:51:53 AM PST by Tennessee Nana
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To: jimbo123

“finding a solution to the roughly 11 million undocumented workers currently living in the United States.”

I think our current immigration law call for deportation.


12 posted on 01/13/2014 8:52:22 AM PST by Georgia Girl 2 (The only purpose of a pistol is to fight your way back to the rifle you should never have dropped.)
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To: jimbo123

Immigration reform - yes, in 2014 - yes!!

I support immigration reform in 2014 - it is a must - and this what I support:

#1 is seal both north and south borders from illegal entry.

#2 remove all Obama restrictions on the Border Patrol and allow them to do their jobs.

#3. All Immigration judges are to order immediate deportation of all illegal aliens charged with crimes - all crimes.

#4. Pass legislation forbidding illegal aliens from accessing any and all welfare benefits derived from federal funds. (ditto - education)

#5. strictly enforce the law prohibiting employers from hiring illegal aliens.

#6. Pass stringent laws denying citizenship to children born of two non-citizens (legal or illegal) The Constitution does so state this but has been misinterpreted over the years per some(many?)constitutional scholars.

With the above in place self-deportation will take place. This is real immigration reform

This I support and no more!


13 posted on 01/13/2014 8:52:35 AM PST by elpadre (AfganistaMr Obama said the goal was to "disrupt, dismantle and defeat al-hereQaeda" and its allies.)
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To: jimbo123

How about just Comprehensive Enforcement?


14 posted on 01/13/2014 8:54:08 AM PST by Paladin2
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To: jimbo123

If it passes after this years elections we the voters made very bad choices!


15 posted on 01/13/2014 8:54:28 AM PST by Red_Devil 232 ((VietVet - USMC All Ready On The Right? All Ready On The Left? All Ready On The Firing Line!))
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To: jimbo123

So “our guy” is saying we can breathe easy for a year until we become the United States of Chihuahua. How comforting.


16 posted on 01/13/2014 9:02:51 AM PST by SpaceBar
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To: shove_it
Wouldn't that be a change? Or they could start by deporting the most undesirable (drug mules, gang bangers) in return for amnesty for the most desirable (tax payers, valedictorians).

The trouble is that congress fears the Brown KKK (La Raza, MALDEF, etc.) more than they do citizens and legal residents.

17 posted on 01/13/2014 9:04:08 AM PST by Vigilanteman (Obama: Fake black man. Fake Messiah. Fake American. How many fakes can you fit in one Zer0?)
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To: jimbo123
We don't need "immigration reform", we need "immigration enforcement reform". They always leave out the magic word.
18 posted on 01/13/2014 9:05:29 AM PST by SpaceBar
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To: jimbo123
finding a solution to the roughly 11 million undocumented workers

If illegal immigrants are undocumented workers, then shoplifters are undocumented shoppers.

19 posted on 01/13/2014 9:06:55 AM PST by Lazamataz (Early 2009 to 7/21/2013 - RIP my little girl Cathy. You were the best cat ever. You will be missed.)
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To: jimbo123

“There is a serious tech-talent shortage in Silicon Valley”

Ranks right up there with “Obama has a good work ethic.”


20 posted on 01/13/2014 9:09:16 AM PST by SharpRightTurn (White, black, and red all over--America's affirmative action, metrosexual president.)
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To: jimbo123

The GOP is toast if they pass Shamnesty.


21 posted on 01/13/2014 9:10:26 AM PST by VRWC For Truth (Roberts has perverted the Constitution)
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To: rightwingcrazy
“It doesn’t mean we get a bill past for the next election.”

Maybe he's talking about sneaking it through on a midnight-vote.

22 posted on 01/13/2014 9:12:24 AM PST by OneWingedShark (Q: Why am I here? A: To do Justly, to love mercy, and to walk humbly with my God.)
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To: jimbo123

HELL NO, NO AMNESTY EVER! The only thing that needs fixing is the quotas, more whites and less minorities especially ME ones is what needs fixing.

This Amnesty bill has lots of visas for foreign and ME doctors to take the place of ours that will quit or retire if we don;t get rid of 0’care!

My last ER Run I got stuck with 1, ME, male, would not talk to me, bad English, could not tell the difference between the need for a bladder drug and a yeast infection drug, his antibiotic caused to become inflamed. 3.5 days of this crap care. And you get Mooch’s kids food plan to boot! Tasteless, cardboard, pita bread and steamed veggies that were not seasoned, they even ruined the frozen french toast, just threw the frozen slices on a plate, no syrup, no margrine. Juices, no coffee or tea. I raided the nurses coffee.


23 posted on 01/13/2014 9:58:56 AM PST by GailA (THOSE WHO DON'T KEEP PROMISES TO THE MILITARY, WON'T KEEP THEM TO U!)
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To: sickoflibs

They are just turning off conservative voters too


24 posted on 01/13/2014 10:01:35 AM PST by GeronL (Extra Large Cheesy Over-Stuffed Hobbit)
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To: elpadre

Doesn’t matter what sort of bill the House sends to Senate. When it reconciliation committee finishes with it, it will be an Amnesty bill.


25 posted on 01/13/2014 10:05:22 AM PST by Little Ray (How did I end up in this hand-basket, and why is it getting so hot?)
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To: jimbo123

Issa is not reliable; don’t pay any attention to him.


26 posted on 01/13/2014 10:15:24 AM PST by Theodore R. (People in TX in 2014 cheer: Cornball and George P.!)
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To: jimbo123

Oh, so their friend Donahue was wrong? He won’t be happy.

Chamber of Commerce Declares 2014 the ‘Year of Immigration Reform’ - See more at: http://www.teaparty.org/chamber-commerce-declares-2014-year-immigration-reform-32980/#sthash.o28GbgUg.dpuf


27 posted on 01/13/2014 11:02:23 AM PST by Irenic (The pencil sharpener and Elmer's glue is put away-- we've lost the red wheel barrow)
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To: Little Ray

I guess that depends on how we vote in the primaries and general election this year. A bunch of conservatives (not me) stayed at home last time and gave us Obama again. They might well sabotage the country again.


28 posted on 01/13/2014 1:44:28 PM PST by elpadre (AfganistaMr Obama said the goal was to "disrupt, dismantle and defeat al-hereQaeda" and its allies.)
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To: elpadre

I don’t think we can make enough of a shift in the House or Senate to stop an amnesty. Too many ‘Pubbies will go along the Democrats to get it passed if they get an immigration bill into Committee.


29 posted on 01/13/2014 1:54:34 PM PST by Little Ray (How did I end up in this hand-basket, and why is it getting so hot?)
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To: jimbo123; Allegra; big'ol_freeper; Lil'freeper; shove_it; TrueKnightGalahad; Cincinatus' Wife; ...
You can tell when the inmates are running the Immigration System when their Hollywood allies cross... the line!

Yes, Star Wars: Episode VII is looking... very strange so far--

30 posted on 01/13/2014 5:53:41 PM PST by Bender2 ("I've got a twisted sense of humor, and everything amuses me." RAH Beyond this Horizon)
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