Senate Restarts Immigration Debate With New Bills

Law360, New York (October 1, 2010, 1:58 PM EDT) -- U.S. senators are hoping to restart the conversation on comprehensive immigration reform with the introduction of several bills that offer varying proposals on temporary worker visas, employers' obligations to check employees' statuses and other key issues.

The bills, introduced separately late Wednesday by both Democrats and Republicans, attempt to lay the groundwork for debate on the controversial topic when lawmakers return Nov. 15.

Sens. Robert Menendez, D-N.J., and Patrick Leahy, D-Vt., are co-sponsoring S. 3932, the Comprehensive Immigration Reform Act of 2010.

The bill would require...
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