We all know the basic building blocks of any comprehensive immigration reform bill. They have not changed in years. The five key elements of any reform bill are:
The bill will eliminate the well documented problem of racial profiling by establishing a prohibition on the practice and mandating retraining and data collection by federal law enforcement agencies.
Ranking Member Conyers Joins 180 House Democrats in Amicus Brief Supporting President Obama's Executive Actions on Immigration
The deferred action programs derive from the Executive’s longstanding legal authority to exercise discretion in the enforcement of our immigration laws.
The VEA will help ensure equal access to the ballot for every eligible voter, modernize our voter registration system, and takes steps to eliminate deceptive practices that deter voters from casting their ballots.
OFFICIAL TITLE AS INTRODUCED: To amend title 35, United States Code, and the Leahy-Smith America Invents Act to make improvements and technical corrections, and for other purposes.
The need to reform our broken immigration system is just such a challenge. The need to bring millions of undocumented immigrants out of the shadows and onto a path to citizenship and to protect families from being torn apart is one of the most pressing civil rights issues we face today.
The most recent election cycle saw unprecedented amounts of money flood the political system and alter the political landscape at the federal level. Voters were required to endure long lines and complained of election irregularities. We remain committed to reforming election laws for the sake of America's future.
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