Albuquerque Journal: NM delegation applauds push for immigration law

Sen. Tom Udall, D-N.M., said New Mexico would benefit significantly if Congress could move an immigration overhaul bill to the president’s desk.

“In a border state like ours, we know how much we need meaningful reform to secure the border and keep our communities safe, bring the millions of undocumented people already living here out of the shadows, and provide a tough but fair path to earned citizenship that includes learning English and paying back taxes,” Udall said. “Is it doable? Yes, I believe the House has a bipartisan majority in favor of comprehensive reform, and it can pass if House leaders are willing to put aside partisan politics.”

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