Washington, Sep 21 (PTI) In a major setback to the ruling Democratic Party, a member of the US Senate has ruled that the immigration reforms proposed by Democrats to give legal status to millions of undocumented immigrants will be worth USD 3,500 billion. cannot be included in the Social and Environment Bill.
Democrats hoped that the immigration reform bill would cover children who brought dreams to America, people affected by conflict or natural disasters in their own countries, farm workers and other workers.
“I am deeply disappointed by the Senate member’s decision to halt immigration reform in the budget reconciliation process,” MP Deborah Ross said after Senate member Elizabeth McDonough on Monday blocked efforts to give legal status to some immigrants in the bill.
“While this effort to pave the way for granting citizenship to Dreamers, Temporary Protected Status (TPS) and Deferred Enforced Departure (DED) recipients and essential workers has not been successful, we have the means to achieve this goal,” he said. There are many other avenues.”
Ross is the deputy chairman of the House Judicial Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights and Civil Liberties.
Senate member McDonough has ruled against including Democrats’ plan to provide 8 million green cards in a $3500-billion spending bill, a major setback for the ruling party’s immigration reform, The Hill reported. Is.