U.S. House Leaders Reject Senate Immigration Bill

Advocates for immigration reform who balked at a U.S. Senate proposal that adopted a strict border enforcement amendment might soon realize it was the best chance they were going to get.

On Wednesday a group of key House Republicans, including U.S. Rep. Michael McCaul, R-Austin, said in a brief statement that they will not support the Senate’s measure, opting instead for a series of fixes to what the group calls the country’s broken system.

“Today House Republicans affirmed that rather than take up the flawed legislation rushed through the Senate, House committees will continue their work ...

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