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February 25, 2014


House Democrats May Force Immigration Vote

"Hill Democrats and immigration reform advocates are almost certain they'll have to resort to a rare procedural move to try to force a vote on an overhaul this year. The tricky part is deciding when to pull the trigger," Politico reports.

"Though aides say no decision has been made, House Democratic leaders are strategizing on when to deploy what's known as a discharge petition, which would have to garner a majority of lawmakers' signatures to force immigration legislation onto the House floor for a vote."












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