Senior Democrat and Republican aides with expertise in immigration law and the budget met ...

Can Democrats Overhaul Immigration Through Reconciliation? Senate Aides Try to Sway Rules Enforcer – The New York Times

Senior Democrat and Republican aides with expertise in immigration law and the budget met with Elizabeth MacDonough, the Senate parliamentarian.WASHINGTON — Republican aides challenged their Democratic counterparts on Friday in a debate before the Senate’s top rules enforcer that could determine whether as many as eight million undocumented immigrants have a path to citizenship.The debate, which took place behind closed doors, came as House committees were drafting and advancing key components of a sweeping $3.5 trillion spending plan Democrats have been pushing that would greatly expand the social safety net and test the bounds of the Senate’s rules.Democrats have sought …

 

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