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Immigration Bill Awaits Bipartisan Consensus

The Senate started debate on the new bipartisan immigration proposal endorsed by the White House, but many lawmakers on both sides of the aisle are displeased. We speak with an op-ed writer for the Sa

Immigration Bill Awaits Bipartisan Consensus

Alison St John (Guest Host): The U.S. Senate began debating a new immigration reform proposal yesterday and promptly decided it is so complex they need to extend debate until after Memorial Day. It's a highly controversial issue and the time to reach consensus is short before presidential campaigning takes over the nation's attention.

The Senate continues to debate the new immigration bill today, Tuesday, May 22 nd .



  • Ruben Navarrette, Jr. , member of the San Diego Union-Tribune editorial board and a nationally-syndicated columnist who specializes in coverage of immigration and border issues.