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D.C. Approves Driver’s Licenses for Undocumented Immigrants

Elise Foley, Huffington Post “The District of Columbia Council approved a bill on Tuesday to create a special type of driver’s license for undocumented immigrants, set to go into effect next May.” Full Story
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The U.S. Can’t Afford to Scrap the Visa Lottery

Charles Kenny, Bloomberg Businessweek “For those who believe the U.S. should be encouraging more immigrants, not less, there’s a small silver lining to Congressional inaction. Although the proposed legislation would have had a considerable net benefit, it also might have ended o
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Upton: Half of GOP Caucus Backs Immigration Reform

Kyle Balluck, The Hill “Rep. Fred Upton (R-Mich.) said he will work to get immigration reform passed in the House, saying “it has to be fixed.”” Full Story  
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Next Hurdle for Republicans – Immigration

Albert R. Hunt, The New York Times “Looming is the immigration debate, which is even more divisive and politically perilous for Republicans. The House leadership is to decide in the next few weeks whether to take up piecemeal measures, with an eye toward an eventual resolution w
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Poll: Issa, McCarthy, McKeon Shouldn’t Fear Immigration Reform Backlash

Joe Garofoli, San Francisco Chronicle “A new poll to be released Thursday by America’s Voice that we got our hands on early has a message for McCarthy: It’s OK to support a pathway to citizenship. Your constituents will still love you. The poll’s message to GOP Reps. Darrell Iss
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Advocacy Polls Show Poe, Farenthold Districts’ Voters Want Citizenship

Houston Chronicle “House Republicans are considering some legal status for 11 million undocumented immigrants, but voters in two Texas GOP congressional districts favor a path to citizenship, according to polls to be released Thursday.”   Full Story  
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Alabama Immigration Law: Settlement Would Block Controversial Restrictions

Catherine E. Shoichet and Gustavo Valdes, CNN “Some of the most controversial parts of Alabama’s immigration law could soon be off the table for good, according to a settlement deal filed in federal court Tuesday.” Full Story
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