In a letter sent to his colleagues on Tuesday, U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz outlined why he and several other Republican members of the Senate Judiciary Committee will oppose a bipartisan attempt at immigration reform.
Cruz, R-Texas, and U.S. Sens. Jeff Sessions, R-Ala.; Mike Lee, R-Utah; and Chuck Grassley, R-Iowa, say that the current proposal, a measure authored by a coalition of senators known as the “Gang of Eight,” fails to secure the border or prevent future inflows of illegal migrants.
The bill, S. 744, is scheduled to go before the full Senate for markups next week.
Cruz says ...