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Republicans Pressured From Both Sides On Immigration

Thursday, November 7, 2013

In the debate over providing legal status to the more than 11 million immigrants in the country illegally, California’s Republicans are taking a leadership role on reform measures in Congress.

Representative Jeff Denham recently became the first Republican to co-sponsor the Democrat’s plan, which includes a path to citizenship.

From the Here & Now Contributors Network, Jill Replogle of Fronteras Desk at KPBS looks into what’s driving the California Republican.

Meanwhile, GOP Congressman Darrell Issa is proposing a new “halfway” approach to citizenship. Alan Gomez of USA Today joins Here & Now’s Jeremy Hobson for the latest on what’s happening in Washington.



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