Cornyn Wants Border Security Added to Immigration Bill

U.S. Sen. John Cornyn wants to amend the Senate’s comprehensive immigration reform bill to fix border security flaws in the measure that currently make it impossible to support, he said Wednesday.

The "Immigration Reform with Results Amendment" would mandate that specific border security triggers are met before the estimated 11 million undocumented immigrants in the country reach legal residency status, a necessary step for those whose ultimate goal is attaining naturalized citizenship.

An aide to the senator said Cornyn will file the amendment when the bill, authored by the Senate’s bipartisan coalition called the “Gang of Eight,” hits ...

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