Immigration Reform Presser (VIDEO)

Bipartisan Group of Senators Hold Press Conference to Discuss Immigration Reform Negotiations

By Matt Rooney The Save Jersey Blog

There appears to be a consensus in favor of immigration reform on Capitol Hill, Save Jerseyans.

Will it be another kick-the-can down the road bill like the Immigration Reform and Control Act (IRCA) of 1986? Or will we see a truly constructive compromise package emerge from the “Gang of Eight” deliberations?

Who knows. Some conservative voices are furious, but their public statements are still very light on details. What we do know: today’s big press conference (featuring liberals like Schumer, Durbin and Menendez standing alongside Republicans John McCain, Jeff Flake and Marco Rubio) signaled that the Senate is likely to pass something… what the House does is anyone’s guess…