GOP Border Bill

Reid: GOP Border Bill Could Be Vehicle for Amnesty

Alexander Bolton, The Hill

Harry Reid said Tues. that if the House passes a $659 million border bill with policy changes, he could use it as a vehicle to attach the comprehensive immigration reform bill that the Senate passed last year with the support of 14 Repub's.

GOP Plans $659M Border Bill

Cristina Marcos and Peter Schroeder, The Hill

House Repubs. plan to vote Thurs. on $659 million in funding to assist authorities at the border, far less than the $3.7 billion requested by Obama weeks ago. Repubs. say they aren't sure the measure has the votes to pass the House.