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Reid Statement On President Obama’s Immigration Speech

Washington, D.C.—Nevada Senator Harry Reid issued the following statement after President Obama delivered an address on immigration reform at Del Sol High School in Las Vegas: “President Obama offered a clear vision of the steps we need to take to fix our broken immigration system, and made clear that he stands ready to work with…

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Reid Remarks On Common-Sense Immigration Reform

“I applaud [the bipartisan group of eight] Senators for setting partisanship aside to tackle a crucial issue facing our nation. This is a positive first step.” “I pledge that I will do everything in my power as Majority Leader to get a bill across the finish line.” “With bipartisan support building in both houses of…

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Reid Statement On Bipartisan Framework For Common-Sense Immigration Reform

Washington, D.C. – Nevada Sen. Harry Reid issued the following statement after a bipartisan group of senators unveiled a framework for common-sense immigration reform legislation. The framework includes a path to citizenship and addresses the other aspects of our broken immigration system in a comprehensive fashion: “Fixing our broken immigration system is an urgent priority,…

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Reid Statement On Romney’s Vow To End Relief For DREAMers If He Is Sworn In

Washington, D.C. –Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid issued the following statement after Governor Romney clarified his position on the Administration’s deferred action policy toward DREAMers. Romney staff told the Boston Globe he would not honor deportation exemptions for DREAMers if he takes office. “Governor Romney has set an unfortunate deadline for hundreds of thousands of…

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Reid Statement On Deferred Action Implementation Process For Young Immigrants

Washington, D.C. – Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid released the following statement after the Department of Homeland Security proceeded to implement the deferred action process for DREAM Act eligible individuals: “I applaud President Obama and Secretary Napolitano for keeping their promise to implement a deferred action process that prioritizes the use of our law enforcement…

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Reid: Democrats Are Ready To Pass Comprehensive Immigration Reform If Republicans Will Join Us

If Republicans Want to Reform Broken System, They Should Work with Democrats, Not Criticize from the Sidelines Washington, D.C. – Nevada Senator Harry Reid spoke on the Senate floor today regarding comprehensive immigration reform. Below are his remarks as prepared for delivery: Monday’s United State Supreme Court decision to strike most of the unconstitutional Arizona…

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Reid: Unconstitutional Arizona Law Should Not Be A “Model” For Immigration Reform

Washington, D.C. – Nevada Senator Harry Reid spoke on the Senate floor today regarding the Supreme Court’s decision on Arizona’s SB 1070. Below are his remarks as prepared for delivery: Today, the Supreme Court correctly struck down the vast majority of the mean-spirited Arizona immigration law. And while I agree with the Court’s decision to…

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Reid Statement On Arizona Supreme Court Decision

Washington, D.C.—Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid issued the following statement after the U.S. Supreme Court struck down three out of the four provisions of Arizona’s SB 1070 immigration law. “The Supreme Court was right to strike down the vast majority of the Arizona law. With three out of the four provisions being struck down, the…

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Schumer Statement In Response To Supreme Court Ruling On Arizona Immigration Law

Washington, D.C. – U.S. Senator Charles E. Schumer (D-NY), the chairman of the Senate subcommittee on immigration, released the following statement Monday after the U.S. Supreme Court ruled on Arizona’s controversial immigration law: “This is as strong a repudiation of the Arizona law as one could expect given that the law has not been implemented…

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BREAKING: McConnell, Joining Democrats, Wants More Answers From Romney On DREAM Act

Senate GOP Paralyzed on Major Immigration Issue Until Party Leader Speaks   Sen. McConnell: Waiting for Romney on Immigration “Senate Republican leaders said Tuesday to stay tuned regarding their reaction to President Barack Obama’s Friday announcement on immigration, underscoring the political conundrum Republicans are faced with on the sensitive issue.”   McConnell: Romney should take…

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