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Senators fight partisan headwinds in pursuit of immigration deal

Posted on AllSides January 27th, 2023
From The Center
Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call

When Sen. Thom Tillis returned to Washington this month from a visit to the U.S.-Mexico border with a bipartisan group of eight senators, the North Carolina Republican was quickly reminded of just how difficult it would be to craft a broad immigration agreement.

The new chairman of the House Homeland Security Committee, Freedom Caucus member Rep. Mark E. Green of Tennessee, called Tillis’ proposed immigration framework with Sen. Kyrsten Sinema, I-Ariz., “garbage” and “dead” just days into the new congressional session.

Tillis said this week he found it “confounding” that Republicans would choose to weigh in on...

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https://rollcall.com/2023/01/26/senators-fight-partisan-headwinds-in-pursuit-of-immigration-deal/

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