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Reid Remarks on Immigration Reform

  “The alternative to earned citizenship – deporting 11 million people or forcing them to stay in the shadows – is neither practical nor humane… And not only is mass deportation impractical – not to mention cruel – it is the wrong approach for our economy.” “Immigration reform that includes a roadmap to citizenship will…

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Reid Remarks on the Budget and Immigration Reform

“Senate Republicans have objected to a conference time and again… They know that a budget conference would only put the spotlight on divisions within the House Republican caucus.” “One year ago this week, when President Obama signed a directive suspending deportation of upstanding young people… who were brought to this country as children.” “Thanks to…

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Reid Remarks on Border Security

“Our goal now is to pass the strongest legislation possible with as many votes as possible while staying true to our principles.” “Illegal border crossings are down 80 percent – no small accomplishment… But we can do more. We must ensure those who come to America seeking a better life do so in compliance with…

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Reid Remarks on Immigration Reform

“For 15 years, James Courtney fought for this country as a member of the United States Army. But for most of those fifteen years, James’s wife Sharon was at home in Las Vegas fighting deportation.” “When our service members are fighting overseas, they should be focused on the difficult and dangerous job in front of…

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