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For the last week, Sen. Pat Leahy's Judiciary Committee has been marking up the Gang of 8's proposal for comprehensive immigration reform. Some excellent pro-family, pro-equality amendments (largely from Sen. Mazie Hirono) have been considered - and many of them are actually getting approved.

The Committee's work is continuing right now. Tune in:

http://cspan.org/

Info from the Committee's site:

"The Senate Judiciary Committee will continue its consideration of  S. 744, the Border Security, Economic Opportunity, and Immigration Modernization Act on Monday, May 20 at 10:00 a.m. The bipartisan legislation was introduced on April 17, and the Committee began consideration of the legislation on May 9. The original text of S. 744 can be found here. The Sponsors' Amendment is an update to the original text of S. 744 and is considered a substitute amendment. All amendments are referenced to this Sponsors' Amendment. A full list of amendments are available online; amendments considered by the Committee are listed below."

http://judiciary.senate.gov/

Originally posted to raatz on Mon May 20, 2013 at 07:22 AM PDT.

Also republished by APA Kos : Asian/Pacific Americans at DailyKos.

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