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  • Durbin: Immigration bill ‘will make us safer’ after Boston attack

    04/21/2013 10:04:45 AM PDT · by Sub-Driver · 58 replies
    Durbin: Immigration bill ‘will make us safer’ after Boston attack By Ben Goad - 04/21/13 12:15 PM ET Assistant Senate Majority Leader Dick Durbin (D-Ill.) proclaimed Sunday that newly unveiled legislationto overhaul the nation’s immigration system would strengthen national security in the aftermath of the Boston Marathon attack. Appearing on Meet the Press, Durbin (D-Ill.) said last week’s Boston bombings revealed a need for bolstered federal resources to prevent future attacks. But he said the contentious 844-page immigration bill would make strides toward greater national security. “Immigration reform will make us safer, and I hope that those that are critical...