House Judiciary chairman rejects 'special' path to citizenship, promises to fight Senate bill

  • Article by: ERICA WERNER , Associated Press
  • Updated: August 19, 2013 - 8:40 PM

VERONA, Va. — The chairman of the House Judiciary Committee on Monday rejected the idea of giving immigrants in the U.S. illegally a special pathway to citizenship, and said the House must chart its own course on immigration even if it never results in a bill President Barack Obama can sign.

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divineleftAug. 19, 1310:38 PM

GOP will get another electoral lesson that being the party of angry white guys is a road to nowhere. Thank you for the continuing efforts to lock up the Latino vote for the Democrats for the next two generations.

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dfldebtaylorAug. 20, 13 1:01 AM

The GOP wants a way for undocumented people to stay in this country legally, but not give them the rights of citizenship. Or, to translate: We want cheap labor,but we don't want you to be able to vote.

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EleanoreAug. 20, 13 8:24 AM

Exactly the stand any responsible, competent representative should be taking. Good for them.

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