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John there's a story today.
Out about how.
Mexican would be Mexican immigrated to the United States.
Know that if they should use certain words that they get an amnesty status they get put in -- hotel room.
-- paying the bills and stuff like this is what causes such deep frustrations not just among Republicans the Republicans and Democrats with the way the system works the president said on Friday look nothing's perfect it's going to be that way.
But things like that undercut.
The desire and a hunger among American such as it is for -- has -- illegal immigration.
I -- it it did it creates frustration especially at a time of economic uncertainty they don't mean look we're.
-- download grandchild immigrants and you know I'm sure my.
A grand parents say you know use certain words to get and is well but -- obviously.
And when you're when you're in France here in a different category.
But the reality is that the vast vast majority of immigrants are coming here for economic reasons -- -- -- there's like like all immigrants throughout history.
And you know to come here work to come here and money to come here to put food on the table to pay taxes to be good citizens.
But you know -- it's understandable why some people would be frustrated.
When they feel like summer not playing by the rules.
When they themselves are having tough times economically.
To a question for you congresswoman the the idea and you knew we were talking in the previous segment about.
The difficulty coming together for bipartisan solution.
For things there -- there were stirrings of bipartisanship.
As as immigration legislation moves through the senate that's not.
That seems to be losing traction is the summer wears on.
What's your prognosis.
I think there are a lot of -- obviously a lot of moving pieces on us the president makes out.
Well if he keeps -- and they radical left on the radical right separated.
It gives him on a great deal of middle room to move around it.
I had hit I think I don't think he's honestly looking for serious solutions on us and there are people.
Obviously and the senate there are people willing to work with each other and there are also in the house people who are willing to work with each other and want to work with each other.
They can they are prevented from doing it because of a White House that won't work with them in many instances however.
Think about this.
Of the fact.
I think the president keeps these people separated.
It's to his advantage not to go to.
The agency that controls immigration.
And try to clean it up.
I think a great deal of the immigration problem and the people who are anti changing the law.
Wouldn't it be addressed if the president actually.
May put its foot down with eight US immigration people and the border people and said.
You've got to stop doing what they're doing you are going to do your job.
You are going to make sure these people don't come across the border this -- in addition to that.
People object to giving out free things on their tax dollars.
Let's take a look at how that money's being spent why those people -- expensive hotel rooms where there jumping around in swimming pools of other people.
Are who are coming in are dying out there in the desert.
What's the selection process here I think that there's agreed to so many different parts that are moving.
Have to be corrected.
And the president -- these shows and no leadership whatsoever on this score which means to me he really doesn't want to solve the.
Do you what what is your what is your take on that from that from that blue T well I mean there's already been a bipartisan solution it passed the senate.
And John Boehner -- -- -- are bringing up for a vote in the house that would pass the house is well.
Now I mean look we can always find.
Incidents we can always find things -- -- -- things that -- correction and there's no doubt about that but you know we're certain missing the big big picture here -- Edward.
Focusing on one tree.
And we're missing the whole Faris this is a problem that needs to be solved in their millions of people here who would be very very good citizens -- -- I mean -- those of us for children and grandchildren of immigrants.
You know we know the story we know what they're here for -- there's some reviews in the system of course but there's a bipartisan solution that's passed the senate.
With pretty strong support and thank.
It would pass the house.
According to multiple news reports if it were brought up for a vote but John Boehner seems to be hearing that this is ridiculous -- rule of having have a majority of Republicans.
So let's solve the problems.
But now Kyra so when there is -- plenty of reason as you say -- for people not have confidence.
That's federal government will enforce things as they're written -- when you hear about things like this on the border and other things there's reason that when you say.
Pass this law and then -- work -- the implementation that that confidence level wouldn't be there.
I think there's precedent for that.
The thing that is important and if it's really very important to remember we have a lot of people in this country.
Who came here yes they came in illegally.
Thought their hair.
And they have families and their children have been through school and some of those children have served in the US military.
They ours that they are productive citizens in this country the nation needs people like that.
And for us not to pass immigration.
That I think is -- would be a big black mark.
Against the people of the Republicans in congress at a guest John Boehner if he doesn't put it up and I am a strong Republican.
I served in the congress with John I know John well.
And I admire John but -- I know he has his hands -- But it's time it's time we face this and get something done but with the lack of leadership from the White House I don't think anything can be done.