House unlikely to lead on immigration reform, calls for piecemeal approach

Although a bipartisan group of about eight House members has been working to unveil its own immigration legislation, recent developments suggest that legislation is unlikely to move quickly through the lower chamber. During a House Judiciary Hearing Tuesday, House Republicans suggested Congress take a piecemeal approach to immigration reform, and House Speaker John Boehner said he would not rush any legislation.

Politico: House GOP: Take piecemeal approach to immigration

ABC: Boehner Won’t Rush Immigration Overhaul Through House

New York Times: House G.O.P. Explores Immigration Changes Short of Citizenship

Washington Post: Partisan cracks appear early in House immigration debate

Huffington Post: House Republicans: Immigration Reform With Pathway To Citizenship ‘Toxic’

The Hill: House Republicans place priority on immigration fix for high-skilled workers

 

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