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Day May 25, 2006

Senate Roll Call Vote #00155

On the Amendment S.Amdt. 4136: Ensign S.Amdt.4136; To ensure the integrity of the Earned Income Tax Credit program by reducing the potential for fraud and to ensure that aliens who receive an adjustment of this status under this bill meet their obligation to pay back taxes without creating a burden on the American public.Result: Agreed…

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00154

On the Amendment S.Amdt. 4108: Sessions S.Amdt.4108; To limit the application of the Earned Income Tax Credit.Result: Rejected (37-60, 3 members not voting, 1/2 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00153

On the Amendment S.Amdt. 4083: Feingold S.Amdt.4083; To strike the provision prohibiting a court from staying the removal of an alien in certain circumstances.Result: Agreed to (52-45, 3 members not voting, 1/2 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00152

On the Amendment S.Amdt. 4131: Bingaman S.Amdt.4131; To limit the total number of aliens, including spouses and children, granted employment-based legal permanent resident status to 650,000 during any fiscal year.Result: Agreed to (51-47, 2 members not voting, 1/2 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00152

On the Amendment S.Amdt. 4131: Bingaman S.Amdt.4131; To limit the total number of aliens, including spouses and children, granted employment-based legal permanent resident status to 650,000 during any fiscal year.Result: Agreed to (51-47, 2 members not voting, 1/2 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00151

On the Amendment S.Amdt. 4097: Cornyn S.Amdt.4097; To modify the requirements for confidentiality certain information submitted by an alien seeking an adjustment of status under section 245B.Result: Rejected (49-49, 2 members not voting, 1/2 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00151

On the Amendment S.Amdt. 4097: Cornyn S.Amdt.4097; To modify the requirements for confidentiality certain information submitted by an alien seeking an adjustment of status under section 245B.Result: Rejected (49-49, 2 members not voting, 1/2 threshold)Details: [click here]

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REID PRAISES COMPREHENSIVE IMMIGRATION REFORM

Washington, DC — With comprehensive immigration reform nearing passage in the U.S. Senate, Senate Democratic Leader Harry Reid today delivered the following speech on the Floor of the Senate. Though there is much to celebrate in the Senate’s actions up to this point, today’s vote is not the final victory for comprehensive reform. President Bush…

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LOS DEMÓCRATAS PRESENTAN UNA LEGISLACIÓN PARA AYUDAR A REDUCIR LOS PRECIOS DE LA GASOLINA

Washington, D.C. – Con todos los estadounidenses luchando a través de todo el país contra los altos costos de la gasolina y con el Presidente Bush y el Congreso republicano sin ofrecer ayuda a los consumidores, los demócratas hoy presentaron un nuevo plan para aliviar la carga de altos costos a los conductores de los…

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REID ELOGIA LA REFORMA INTEGRAL DE INMIGRACIÓN

Washington, DC– Con la reforma integral de inmigración cerca de ser aprobada en el Senado de los EE.UU., el Líder Demócrata del Senado Harry Reid emitió el siguiente discurso en el pleno del Senado hoy. Aunque hay mucho que celebrar por las acciones del Senado hasta este punto, la votación de hoy no es la…

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