Boehner: House Won't Consider Immigration Reform This Year

Not a fan of the Senate immigration bill


Washington (CNN)—If there were any doubts that comprehensive immigration reform efforts were dead on Capitol Hill this year, House Speaker John Boehner eliminated them on Wednesday.

Boehner repeated his long standing opposition to the Senate-passed immigration bill and his pledge the House would never vote on it, but he went a step further, drawing a bright line: "I'll make clear we have no intention ever of going to conference on the Senate bill."

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  1. I’m surprised that there are no comments on this article. This is one of the most important issues of our society. Since this really is a federal government issue, what is the solution to this? Want an answer? Try this. Bet you that politicians don’t want a solution to this. Why? Because sex traffic, cheap labor, illegal weapons, and most of all illegal drugs, are a multi-billion dollar industry, and politicians are paid big bucks (untraceable and unprovable) to keep the supply coming from south of the border. That’s the reality of it. Greed continues to be triumphant.

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