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  • Senate border deal may clear way for bill, wave of illegal immigrants

    06/24/2013 1:07:50 AM PDT · by Jim Robinson · 23 replies
    Washington Times ^ | June 23, 2013 | By Stephen Dinan
    The border security deal senators struck last week has cleared the way for the immigration bill to pass with the support of at least 11 Republicans who say the additional 20,000 Border Patrol agents and potentially 350 miles of new fencing make the bill palatable. The only problem, according to analysts on all sides of the issue, is that those steps are not likely to achieve much in the way of stemming another wave of illegal immigration. This is the crux of the border security fight, which has become the central issue in the battle to pass an immigration bill...
  • Senate Bill Grants Napolitano Waiver of Border Security Provisions

    06/24/2013 9:05:53 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 19 replies ^ | June 24, 2013 | Bob Beauprez
    No wonder Janet Napolitano supports the latest evolution of the Gang-of-Eight's immigration reform legislation; it specifically gives her the unilateral authority to ignore the key border security provisions.Late last Friday, Napolitano issued the following statement of supportfor the border security amendment offered by Republican Senators John Hoeven (ND) and Bob Corker (TN):"The president has made clear that commonsense immigration reform legislation must include measures to strengthen border security, create a path to earned citizenship, crack down on employers that hire undocumented workers, and streamline our legal immigration system so everyone is playing by the same set of rules.  The border...