SAYS IMMIGRATION LEGISLATION WILL LIKELY BE DELAYED
a conference call with reporters Thursday (July 14), Senate Majority
Leader Bill Frist said that any immigration reform legislation
will likely not come up in the Senate this year.
likely, it will be in the early part of next year, but within
the next 12 months, he said.
Immigration legislation, he said, is not likely to come up soon because Senate Republicans are in the process of crafting an approach that would appeal to both parties. It is also likely to be delayed because of the expected intense and time-consuming debate on the nomination of Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day OConnors replacement.
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