Friday, December 11, 2009

Napolitano: Migrant reform still a priority

After a long health care debate, it will be hard to start another debate, but the government says it will start soon. Let's hope so. - - Donna Poisl

by Dan Nowicki - The Arizona Republic

Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano said Thursday that overhauling the nation's immigration laws is still a top priority for President Barack Obama and that Congress is poised to act despite some lawmakers' concerns that a push could complicate Democratic re-election prospects.

Napolitano, Obama's point person on the topic, said key Senate Democrats, including Majority Leader Harry Reid of Nevada, are onboard with moving ahead early next year. Sen. Charles Schumer, D-N.Y., chairman of the Senate's immigration subcommittee, is working on the bill.
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