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New Life for Immigration Overhaul Bill

Late last week, the Senate gave the proposed immigration legislation new life. The bill's revival comes on the heels of pressure and urging from President George W. Bush and various pro-immigration groups. According to Senate Minority Leader Mitchell McConnell (R-Ky.), the bill will be debated in the coming weeks. "Well, it's a mixed picture. There are good things in the bill and not so good things in the bill," McConnell said on Face the Nation this past weekend. "For example, the most controversial part is the Z-Visa, which critics of the bill believe amounts to amnesty. I'm among those who voted to get rid of that portion, but that amendment failed. So that's a disappointment to many in my party." Read more

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