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We'll just behind me over there on Capitol Hill more momentum today for immigration reform.
Correspondent Doug Mattel ways here right now to tell us what happened today getting doubt -- -- today's was the first hearing on the hill on comprehensive immigration reform.
It's it's a bipartisan group of senators for Republicans and four Democrats reported progress in crafting comprehensive immigration reform.
That package appears beginning pretty much broad support and not a moment too soon the Senate Judiciary Committee got an.
Earful from panelists today describing the dysfunction.
-- present immigration policy.
DHS secretary Janet -- -- came under special criticism.
Senator Chuck Grassley cited internal DHS document showing IC EST -- the arrest.
But child rapists by the name of Abraham Sanchez -- -- laid up.
Apparently after warning that such an arrest would garner unwanted media and congressional scrutiny.
Isn't that a sharking.
That a US citizenship and immigration service would have the discretion to grant a child rape -- his application to stay in the country.
This person is free in the United States.
Know Paul Thomas said it's not -- -- is now wearing an ankle bracelet and she says that she takes that to me that he no longer has access to children but she admitted.
That immigration policy is broken and badly needs fixing.
Our immigration system is not just broken it is hurting our country.
The time to fix it is long overdue and the way to fix it is with common sense comprehensive immigration reform.
And ahead of the immigration and customs enforcement union described a badly demoralized.
Prohibited by -- management from enforcing even the most basic of immigration law.
New policies require that illegal aliens have a felony arrest or conviction or be convicted of three or more misdemeanors.
So many illegal aliens with criminal convictions are also now untouchable.
If congress does not pass immigration reform by the August recess it's likely that the president will step in with his own immigration reform policy but one which bypasses border enforcement.
And many Republicans especially conservative Republicans -- -- that Brett.
As a poison pill back -- you to be a long process we'll follow every step Doug thank you.
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