Immigration

SWAMP STRIKES BACK: Conservative Immigration Bill FAILS, 41 Republicans Vote AGAINST

posted by Hannity Staff - 6.21.18

The House of Representatives successfully killed a conservative immigration bill Thursday afternoon, setting the stage for a potential vote on Speaker Paul Ryan’s “compromise” package that could provide a pathway to citizenship for the nation’s ‘Dreamers.’

The House shot-down the measure authored by Rep. Bob Goodlatte and Michael McCaul by a vote of 193-231, with 41 GOP legislators voting against the measure.

Ryan’s second bill was scheduled for a vote on the House floor Thursday, but is now being delayed to Friday or beyond as the GOP leader struggles to secure enough votes to pass the much-needed legislation.

Had it passed, Goodlatte’s bill would have provided legal status to 700,000 DACA recipients, ended the Visa lottery, and required employers to use the E-Verify system to ensure workers were in the country legally.