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November 2013 News Releases and Statements


November 13, 2013
NILC Responds to House Speaker John Boehner Regarding Immigration Reform

House Speaker John Boehner, R-OH, told reporters today that the House would not negotiate with the Senate on bipartisan immigration reform legislation approved by the Senate in June. “We have no intention of ever going to conference on the Senate bill,” Boehner said.

The National Immigration Law Center (NILC), which is deeply involved in the development of commonsense immigration reform legislation, urges Speaker Boehner to reconsider his position. Here is a statement from Marielena Hincapié, executive director of NILC.