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August 08, 2013


What's 'Plan B' for Immigration Reform?

National Journal: "Immigration-reform activists aren't supposed to talk publicly about a "Plan B." They can't, or won't, answer questions from the media about what they will do if no bill passes this year to legalize the undocumented population. But as August wears on and there is no clear sense of what the House will do on immigration, some are starting to speak out."

"The idea behind the "other track" is to freeze the current undocumented population in place through an administrative order, give them work permits, and hope for a better deal under the next president, with the hope that he or she is a Democrat. It's a significant gamble, but some advocates--particularly those outside of the Washington legislative bartering system--argue that it's better than what they stand to see under the legislation being discussed now."














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