Democrats Plan to Slip Immigration Changes into $3.5T Budget Bill, Pass Without GOP Votes

Key Congressional Democrats are attempting to work toward their immigration reform goals with a budget reconciliation bill that will need no Republican support to pass.

Expected to be included in the Congressional Democrats’ $3.5 trillion budget reconciliation bill is language that will advance the party’s goals for immigration reform. Working with the White House, a group of top Capitol Hill Democrats are workshopping placing a handful of immigration measures into the spending bill that will likely be passed via budget reconciliation, that is with no Republican support.

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