As repotted by ABC news, tinyurl.com/b7es78w , the bi-partisan group of Senators knows as the “Gang of Eight” have taken steps towards provided a framework for immigration reform.
As provided by the gang of eight:
“Our legislation acknowledges these realities by finally committing the resources needed to secure the border, modernize and streamline our current legal immigration system, while creating a tough but fair legalization program for individuals who are currently here,” the outline states. “We will ensure that this is a successful permanent reform to our immigration system that will not need to be revisited.”
This will be an important issue that we will follow over the course of the second term of President Obama. This critically important social and economic issue will have tremendous ramifications for future generations and the U.S. economic recovery.