Pelosi Says Goal is to Get to Conference With Senate on Amnesty

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Pelosi Says Goal is to Get to Conference With Senate on Amnesty

“On Wednesday, House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) said Democrats are willing to do “whatever it takes” to go to conference with the Senate to pass an immigration bill that would provide a pathway to citizenship for all of the country’s illegal immigrants,” Breitbart News writes.

At a press conference where Pelosi and other Democrats introduced comprehensive immigration reform legislation that included most of the provisions in the Senate’s bill (minus some of the border security provisions), Pelosi said she was “prepared to do whatever it takes to go to conference with a joint bill” that would “stop the deportations” and provide a “path to citizenship.” She emphasized that now is the time to “rally around comprehensive immigration reform.”

Oregon License Opponents Gather Signatures for Referendum

“Opponents of a new law granting driving privileges to Oregonians who can’t prove they’re here legally say they will submit more than 70,000 signatures Thursday and Friday to qualify a referendum for the November 2014 ballot,” Oregonlive.com reports.

“Referendum organizers with Oregonians for Immigration Reform and Protect Oregon Driver Licenses must submit 58,142 valid signatures by 5 p.m. Friday to qualify the referendum. The Oregon Secretary of State’s office would then use a sampling method to determine if enough valid signatures were submitted.”

13,000 Cubans Get to U.S. Through Mexico

“Under a 1995 accord, Cuban migrants who are attempting to make it to the United States just have to set foot on US soil in order to gain legal status and find themselves on an expedited path to a green card and citizenship. If they’re intercepted on the way, however, they’ll find themselves repatriated. In light of that risk and the dangers of crossing the Straits to Florida on what are often makeshift vessels, more Cubans are turning to an alternative route into the United States: the Mexican border,” the LA Times writes.

“According to recently released data from US Customs and Border Protection, numbers of Cubans who seek access to the United States through ports of entry at the southern border have been back on the rise. In fiscal year 2013, 13,664 Cubans entered through there, as opposed to 8,273 in 2012 – the biggest one-year leap in nine years. In 2011 that number was 5,973.”

Calif. Gov. Signs Measure Giving Drivers’ Licenses to Illegal Aliens

“Gov. Jerry Brown signed into law Thursday a bill that gives millions of immigrants the right to drive in California. Brown, who was joined by immigrant rights advocates, community leaders, law enforcement officials and local lawmakers, signed Assembly Bill 60 around 9:45 a.m. at Los Angeles City Hall. AB 60 grants licenses to anyone who passes written and road tests, regardless of their immigration status. Before 1993, citizenship was not a requirement for holding a license,” CBS News reports.

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Dan is the Federation for American Immigration Reform (FAIR)'s President after joining the organization in 1982. He has testified more than 50 times before Congress, and been cited in the media as "America's best-known immigration reformer." Dan has appeared on virtually every significant TV and radio news/talk program in America and, in addition to being a contributing editor to ImmigrationReform.com, has contributed commentaries to a vast number of print media outlets.

6 Comments

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    When is someone going to have that lunatic committed , she should not be allowed to expose people to her her form of lunacy , I have no doubt it is contageous because so many DEMONRATS are becoming that way .

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    close are borders and send them back stop giveing them free stuff like food stamps welfare free houseing If they dont get this stuff they will go home

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    Dan really……………….you are so caught up on term illegal that the Cubans are the ones coming to conquer us……THINKL…”:THINK”…as soon as they set foot…..automatic green card…may it woul dbe best to make Cuba our next state……………………………………I do not see you screaming about this ……this is even worse than closing illegally….do you have a double standard?

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    Why are we accepting Cubans coming through Mexico? They have not actually “set foot” in the US until they clear the border. They are not longer in Cuba so where is the claim of political asylum? Or is it just the usual pandering to the Cuban community in Miami, in the swing state of Florida.