Condoleezza Rice forming immigration group

Formation of the group comes as President Barack Obama and both houses of Congress confront how to overhaul U.S. immigration laws

Condoleezza Rice forming immigration group

World Bulletin/News Desk

Former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice is working to put together a group of high-profile Republicans and Democrats to find on bipartisan solutions to the U.S. immigration problem, a source familiar with the plans said on Friday.

Rice, a political science professor at Stanford University in California and a senior fellow at the Hoover Institution, is setting up the group with former Mississippi Governor Haley Barbour, a Republican, and two Democrats, former Pennsylvania Governor Ed Rendell and former Housing and Urban Development Secretary Henry Cisneros, the source said on condition of anonymity.

Formation of the group comes as President Barack Obama and both houses of Congress confront how to overhaul U.S. immigration laws in ways that both toughen security along the U.S.-Mexico border and provide a pathway to citizenship for as many as 11 million illegal immigrants.

Last Mod: 09 Şubat 2013, 09:09
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