Efforts to include immigration reform in a simple majority vote reconciliation bill won’t be allowed says the US Senate rules person…
No meaningful immigration reform bill will get support from Republican US Senator’s….
American immigration policy is the actions of each individual president ….
It’s gonna stay that way….
Democrats and President Biden have been trying to attach as many bill to the Infrastructure legislation that can which only needs a simple majority vote in the US Senate thru a process called reconciliation ….
Democratic Majority Leader Schumer says he’ll try get the Senate parliamentarian to get around her decision…
The Senate parliamentarian on Sunday rejected Democrats’ push to include a pathway to legal status in their social spending plan, a blow to the party’s efforts to enact immigration reform.
In the decision, a copy of which was obtained by POLITICO, the parliamentarian determined that the Democrats’ proposal is “by any standard a broad, new immigration policy” and that the policy change “substantially outweighs the budgetary impact of that change.”
Democrats have vowed to pursue an alternative proposal to allow immigration provisions in their planned multitrillion-dollar party-line social spending bill should they disagree with the ruling from the nonpartisan Senate rules arbiter, and two of them immediately promised to pursue that in a Sunday night statement. But it’s unclear how new reasoning for immigration provisions with the same ultimate effect could win over the parliamentarian, meaning that the new ruling likely closes the path forward for providing legal status through Democrats-only legislation this Congress….