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Immigration Plan in Democrats’ Bill Undergoes Senate Rules Test

Dec. 1, 2021, 5:49 PM

Lawmakers and advocates expect changes to the latest immigration provisions in Democrats’ sweeping social spending and tax bill, but the scope depends on the outcome of a formal meeting that took place Wednesday before a key Senate official.

Democratic and Republican staffers met with the Senate parliamentarian to discuss whether a plan, known as parole, to grant temporary work permits and deportation protections to some undocumented immigrants belongs in the bill, according to multiple people familiar with the discussions.

Advocates are already expecting to see changes to the current language, at the very least to address a cost issue. ...

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