Wednesday, June 13, 2007

Here comes the Amnesty Bill, again.

Lindsey Graham has authored an amendment to the bill that would provide $4.4 billion to fund border security:

South Carolina Sen. Lindsey Graham, a principle author of the amendment with Republican Sens. Jon Kyl and Mel Martinez, says his amendment
is designed to be "a confidence builder" to address members' concerns that
ramped up border security provisions in the bill won't, in the end, get

Graham hopes to provide $4.4 billion the day the bill is signed,
through an estimate in fees and fines in the current immigration bill, to be
used to beef up all the border security measures in the bill, with an additional
$800 million for further measures, taking from measures put forward last year by
New Hampshire Sen.
Judd Gregg who called for more investment in
capital infrastructure, like unmanned aerial vehicles and new Coast Guard

The bill is alive and well. Get back on the phone.

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