Contact Us   |   Your Cart   |   Sign In




PLNA e-News: Protecting Values In the Nation

Analysis: The Road Ahead for Immigration Reform

Wednesday, July 3, 2013   (0 Comments)
Posted by: Gregg Robertson
Share |

Schumer and RubioWASHINGTON, D.C. - The last week of June, the U.S. Senate passed S. 744, Congress’ first serious attempt at comprehensive immigration reform since 2007.

The bill, hammered out by a bipartisan group of senators known as the "Gang of Eight,” led by Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) and Sen. Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.), passed with a majority of 68 to 32 that included all Democratic and 14 Republican senators.

If anything concerning immigration reform can be easy, this was the easy part. Getting a bill through the Republican-controlled House will be a challenge. After the Senate action, House Speaker John Boehner, R-Ohio, stated flatly that the House will not take up the Senate bill but will come up with one of its own.

Click here to read more on Landscape Management...

Sign In
Sign In securely

Building Beautiful Perennial Borders: Sec. A

Tree Tenders Training

"The IPM Toolbox" Webinar: Learn About BMSB and the Latest IPM Techniques

Webinar: The Liberated Landscape: Letting Nature Do the Work

Disease Management - GPN Plant Health Management Webinars

Sign Up for PLNA e-News