Senate Opens Debate On Immigration Bill

Senate Opens Debate On Immigration Bill

Border fences, visas for gay partners and immigrants' IQs are just some of the issues swirling around the bipartisan immigration bill. We parse the proposal that's up for debate in the Senate Judiciary Committee.

Border fences, visas for gay partners and immigrants' IQs are just some of the issues swirling around the debate over a bipartisan immigration bill. The measure would beef up border security, shift the mix of visas allotted and create a path to citizenship for undocumented immigrants already in the country. We explore the measure the Senate Judiciary Committee is debating.

Guests

Audrey Singer

Senior Fellow, Metropolitan Policy Program, Brookings Institution

Patrick Weil

Visiting Professor of Law, Yale Law School; Senior Research Fellow, University of Paris, Pantheon-Sarbonne; Author, "How to Be French: Nationality in the Making since 1789" (Duke)

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