House passes bill to provide pathway to citizenship for undocumented immigrants, but Senate unlikely to take it up

Immigration Reform News: March 23, 2020 - ¿Qué pasa en inmigración?

The latest news on immigration reform in the United States is as follows:

  • The House of Representatives passed a bill to provide a pathway to citizenship for undocumented immigrants. The bill, which passed by a vote of 237-187, would provide a path to citizenship for undocumented immigrants who have been in the country for at least 10 years, have a clean criminal record, and pay taxes. The bill would also provide funding for border security and enforcement.
  • The Senate is unlikely to take up the House bill. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell has said that he does not support the bill, and it is unlikely to get the 60 votes needed to pass.
  • President Trump has threatened to veto the House bill. President Trump has said that he would veto the House bill, calling it "amnesty."

The future of immigration reform in the United States is uncertain. It is unclear whether the House and Senate will be able to come to an agreement on a bill, and it is also unclear whether President Trump would sign a bill that provides a pathway to citizenship for undocumented immigrants.

Here are some additional details about the House bill:

  • The bill would provide a path to citizenship for undocumented immigrants who have been in the country for at least 10 years, have a clean criminal record, and pay taxes.
  • The bill would also provide funding for border security and enforcement.
  • The bill would create a new visa category for undocumented immigrants who have been in the country for at least 10 years. These immigrants would be able to apply for a green card after 5 years, and they would be eligible for citizenship after 8 years.
  • The bill would also provide a path to citizenship for undocumented immigrants who are DREAMers, TPS holders, and farmworkers.

Here are some additional details about the Senate:

  • Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell has said that he does not support the House bill.
  • Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer has said that he is willing to work with Republicans to come up with a compromise bill.
  • There are a number of different bills being considered in the Senate, but it is unclear whether any of them will have the support of enough senators to pass.

Here are some additional details about President Trump:

  • President Trump has said that he would veto the House bill.
  • President Trump has said that he supports a "border wall" and increased border security.
  • President Trump has said that he is open to providing a pathway to citizenship for undocumented immigrants, but he has not said what that pathway would look like.

The future of immigration reform in the United States is uncertain. It is unclear whether the House and Senate will be able to come to an agreement on a bill, and it is also unclear whether President Trump would sign a bill that provides a pathway to citizenship for undocumented immigrants.

Stay tuned for updates on the latest immigration reform news.

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