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Thanks for staying with us I'm Laura Ingraham in for Bill O'Reilly and -- follow up segment tonight the Senate's immigration bill still causing deep political divides.
And its supporters and detractors dig their heels in for a fight.
Earlier today President Obama offered his support.
All of us I think recognized that now it's time to get comprehensively.
One that involves having.
Very strong border secured.
That make sure that were holding importers accountable for home schools.
-- provides earned citizenship for those eleven million so that they have to.
Pay back taxes pay a fine learn English.
Follow the rules get to the back -- one.
Joining me now from Washington is frank Sharry he's the founder and executive director of a group called America's voice a pro immigration reform group.
Frank got a great to see you with us out tonight -- the bill is about 11100.
In ninety pages and this -- -- hold men.
Amendment as it's called is about a hundred or so pages and when I had my staff cranked out deep early bill the candidate bill.
And then you try to cross reference.
All of the other new sections with by the way handwritten changes in the margin if you look at the PDF -- can see handwritten changes.
It is quite an undertaking to cross reference one page to -- page 72 175 and the original bill -- it's it's not easy okay.
I've been reading both documents for a long time.
Did you know about.
This sort of it's called the salmon sweetener are you aware of what the salmon sweetener is in this bill.
What that -- -- -- this endlessly how about that casino cronies sweetener you know what that is -- not familiar with -- Montpelier make work provision you know it's.
Hello again but only -- it.
There's several guys make up but right league world no -- has actually Hollywood -- -- these are all the things that were inserted in the bill.
To get support from senators who are on offense Bernie Sanders -- Lisa Murkowski Dean Heller in Nevada.
And -- I need to get these votes -- at the last minute he's all these little goodies were thrown under the belt -- -- -- way to -- legislation.
You know -- process are -- with Clark mind not guts of this bill.
As the most massive expansion of immigration enforcement in American history a doubling of the Border Patrol a double -- the border.
Eight a mandatory.
The government finally getting serious about something I believe they've been serious about for the last twenty years.
But this is designed to get Republican support on a bill that also modernize -- legal immigration system and give the path to citizenship what's.
The leg so you like the bill because it.
It increases border enforcement that's why you're supporting -- No I like the bill because it finally gets the policy right and fixes the problem once and for all that would you know we passed a border fence bill back in 2006 which mandated.
Exactly the type of fencing -- actually was little more stringent that's being mandated in this bill a 700 miles of fencing and you know that just like -- I.
Miles we're -- -- and there was litigation to stop -- from 700 by.
If you know that a lot of the stuff that we're hearing me you've you've been around a long time -- -- -- -- stuff isn't going to be done -- politics on how well.
Like get a hang mail one day until the deciding -- -- Have the Border -- pass out water at the border -- -- at -- or whatever but if it's.
Are going to be like stopping people are saying no you can't command we're gonna send you home I mean you believe -- But here's what you got the -- -- conservatives got is that we got a -- I want anybody clearing out would attract a citizenship for -- -- alive and we got I don't we don't get our path to citizenship for eleven million people unless you double the Border Patrol I'd have 38000 agents in place that is true at all.
Trigger held 38000 -- Troll -- I thought the hard turner was it was not agreed to they got rid of the -- -- because they didn't want that hard Ferguson that was defeated in the process that.
Do you have a hypothetical this is fun to have hypotheticals at this point this out.
If if Hillary Clinton becomes president if if she does or another Democrat.
Do you think it's likely that in a presidential debate.
Hillary or the Democrat nominee we'll look over the table across that -- that Republican candidate say.
You know you want these people to be second class citizens wait for several years I want them to be citizens I January 21 when he seventeen you agree -- -- -- do you.
-- would be at a likelihood.
In the next LA.
-- -- Well it will likely double let's let's do another -- other -- I think Laura Ingram gets and she wants in the bill gets protected craters in the house stops now well.
The the candidate Clinton will say.
I'm gonna win 85% of the Latino vote because Laura Ingram got away.
How to how I respond to.
This idea that people no matter where they come from no matter what their background -- Better wages they want higher wages and I think this bill we'll keep their way to suppress -- thinking get people to vote for -- if you make the case of the American middle class I appreciate practice.
Thank you very much and coming.
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