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The Homeland Security secretary Janet -- -- faced a slew of questions on Capitol Hill today over whether the US needs tougher border security measures to help prevent another Boston bombing.
-- -- the latest in the sign that the immigration debate is not taken a new term.
Some GOP lawmakers say the feds now need time to reexamine potential loopholes in the immigration system before they pass any new bill.
It's important note here the two Boston terror suspect came to the US legally.
Mike Emanuel on Capitol Hill the message from conservatives is clear here it seems we protect the borders first but these guys were legal.
-- that is true -- but on the issue of security it is clear from the latest polling we are seeing that.
Many Americans are also concerned about security the new Fox News poll reveals.
Of those surveyed on security say measures at the border are not strict enough while 32% say it's about right.
That is an improvement over three years ago.
Meanwhile the top committee Republican on the Senate Judiciary Committee today.
Do we have a duty to protect the borders of the sovereignty of this country.
But I'm concerned that the bill were discussing repeats the mistakes of the past and won't secure the border and stop the flow of illegal migration.
Meanwhile the new Fox News poll reveals 78%.
Of those surveyed favor a path to citizenship.
For illegals if they meet requirements which is a component.
The bipartisan senate plan.
That is up six points from February -- what about attitudes on legal immigration.
So that's fascinating as well let's take a look at the latest numbers from the Fox News poll 55%.
Say the US should decrease the number of legal immigrants allowed a big bump from may -- -- -- ten.
As you mentioned that you Boston suspects were legal immigrants meanwhile the Homeland Security secretary said the bipartisan senate plan.
Would be a good thing.
The bill will help with this because it requires.
That passports be electronically.
Readable as opposed to having to be manually input.
It really does a good job of getting human error to the extent -- how the process.
She believes in the bipartisan plan many up here on Capitol Hill are trying to move the immigration process forward there will be -- discussions.
Still to come kept Mike Emanuel thanks there's a new.
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