Immigration backers see 30 to 40 House GOP votes

Swanson, Ian
June 2007
Hill;6/28/2007, Vol. 14 Issue 79, p4
The article reports on the optimism of immigration reform advocates to reach the 30-40 Republican votes to secure approval of a comprehensive immigration bill in the U.S. Congressman Ray LaHood relates that he is optimistic they will be able to get the 40 votes and urges his colleagues to be politically realistic about the issue. Moreover, Congressman Lincoln Diaz-Balart's aide believes that there 30-40 Republicans that are willing to address the immigration issue in a comprehensive manner.


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