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Hi Bill O'Reilly thanks for watching us tonight is reforming immigration the right thing to do for America that is -- subject of this evening's talking points memo the controversy over illegal immigration.
Took another turn today.
In order to persuade conservatives to sported new law some Republican senators including John McCain and Marco Rubio.
Hoping that tough new border proposals.
That will cost billions will be enough.
To pass legislation that would allow illegal aliens already here to work legally.
Basically the new stuff comes -- to doubling the Border Patrol from twenty to 40000 on the Mexican front.
Building 700 miles of defense and -- a variety of high tech gizmos designed to track those who cross the border illegally.
In addition the USA at all.
Now the bills extremely complicated and if passed would take years to implement senator rubio told me on the phone today that it would be at least thirteen years thirteen.
Before people in the country illegally right now could gain full legal working status and even longer to achieve citizenship.
Talking points supports immigration reform even though I well understand the new law will be somewhat chaotic.
And will be a magnet for even more people come here illegally which is why we need stepped up security on the board.
For conservative Americans -- issues -- difficult one because immigration reform would reward bad behavior.
The illegal entry into the USA but please keep in mind that part of that illegal behavior was actually encouraged by the federal government which for decades did nothing to stop it.
Also some business people who make money from cheap labor aided and abetted the legal immigration.
Republican Party has a lot to lose here.
If it doesn't compromise many Hispanic voters will reject the GOP entirely pretty much doing the party in the future that's reality.
Liberals on the other and a generally soft on illegal immigration because it helps the Democrats as most new voters support the entitlement part.
Also the left likes -- bill its office the ideology of compassion.
A footnote off all of this comes in New Yorker Magazine.
That Fox News colluded.
With Republican senators on immigration reform.
The -- -- reports that I your humble correspondent had private conversations.
With Republican senators and agreed to support the immigration bill in those conversations.
Never -- I never collude with -- this is a no collusion zone.
I occasionally talk to politicians give me information as every political analysts have reported -- but there and never.
Ever any deals made here about anything.
Back to reality.
It is time for the USA to pass immigration reform for years -- call for more secure southern border you know that and now it looks like.
This secure border is in reach at least some.
So I hope this bill does become law.
Smile -- top story tonight reaction joining us from Washington senator Jeff flake from Arizona first -- senator I don't believe I've ever -- with you have -- have.
The -- anybody who accuse you of colluding with anybody.
Off the mark I -- meaning.
I attribute to a giant Intel is like stay away from this -- are right now.
What do we get to see the bill because there's a lot of debate about stuff that it might be -- there could happen is that the united.
When only -- to see it.
-- -- a new language you're referring to is an amendment offered by senators -- and corporate.
Which will likely be voted on on Monday or Tuesday will be introduced this weekend.
And it does include doubling the Border Patrol.
Also -- 700.
New miles of fencing.
That the Border Patrol actually will be so thick it was 40000 across the southern border.
-- somewhere even calling his hands across the border.
There'll be a border agent every thousand.
Feet goalie that is so I'll -- -- we needed let's face I can tell -- we need to secure the border and national security and every other reason.
All right now will have real self will that be enough the borders -- To convince people like senator Rand Paul from Kentucky and other conservative individuals.
She supports the measure yeah I mean you must be talk into and polluting web site.
Is -- going to be enough.
Well it will be enough to bring we think.
Anywhere between eight and thirteen or fourteen.
New members along.
So our goal -- -- to have at least seventy votes for this bill and I think -- be close with this amendment.
Okay it by the -- gonna lose any Democrats are gonna bail because of the tighter security.
You know -- Hope not but that's always a bit of a possibility but we will have sufficient votes I think with this stronger border surge if you will.
To pass the -- -- -- what's the timeframe of the full load in the senate to pass the bill.
Well it looks like well.
Hopefully be able to vote on final passage the end of next week okay TV -- his -- -- by the fourth of July holiday will be gone and then it goes to the house which has its own bill by the way and they.
And -- and a massage a little bit correct.
-- well that that they -- and I'll be unlikely to pass a big bill but the problem we passed -- border security bill.
So they're not gonna pass your bill that house who -- the whole bill that you put out put a portion of it.
Correct then I had I was back to you guys write that's correct we would conference have a conference committee -- reconcile the two versions.
That's what's likely to happen.
OK so the bill that you put out at the middle of next week.
There's got to be some some.
Changes made to it before it gets -- president Obama's desk -- the dots if Dallas past.
Right outside our -- if I'm getting these guys are put on you put on your.
-- will immigration reform get to the president's desk.
Well the house that has their own schedule.
Will be working in July the house will likely be good appropriation bills.
-- August is typically off so I would guess September fight had to do if I had to make -- -- all right -- this is vitally important for your state.
Are you gonna predict it's gonna pants.
I am -- I think it's well past time for all the reasons you outlined.
And but we've we have not had a bill that had such strong border security elements I could tell you that'll be welcomed in Arizona.
You believe it is the solution to this.
I do not just a border security elements but the -- also an entry exit system for everybody who comes here.
On a legal visa and then overstays and that accounts for about 40% of those who are here illegally I don't really understand how you gonna catch him if they -- by.
Well and where do you verify if they can't produce documents to work.
Yet again a little bit they work they get -- -- run around -- of the terrorists can hide out.
That's a flaw that way can he do in a free society got to let people in to visit.
Our it's it's tough when you don't have a job to stay for very long it's not perfect.
But it's a right thing to do and finally the Republicans don't do it I mean you guys are gonna have to change name to the -- -- or something you know I mean.
Well I think the best reason to do it is that the right policy but I think good politics follows that certainly I senate thanks coming on next on a -- -- --
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