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Thursday, January 23, 2014

Majority Whip McCarthy Signals Boehner About To Introduce ‘Provisional Legal Status’ Legislation For Mexican Invaders -- PatDollard.com, The Hill

Kevin-McCarthyExcerpted from The Hill: McCarthy stated his personal view on the contentious issue in an interview with KBAK/KBFX Eyewitness News in his hometown of Bakersfield, Calif. He signaled that the call for a provisional legal status would be included in the immigration reform principles House Republican leaders are soon to release.

“The principles aren’t written yet, but in my personal belief, I think it’ll go with legal status that will allow you to work and pay taxes,” McCarthy said.

McCarthy made clear he did not favor carving out a new path to citizenship for the estimated 11 million people in the country illegally. But his position appears to comport with the views of other senior Republicans who have called for illegal immigrants to have access to the existing route to citizenship once they receive an initial legal status and fulfill other requirements.

McCarthy has in the past suggested he could support legal status for some immigrants in the US illegally, but the timing of his statement is significant coming before the release of principles from top House Republicans.

That system is unlikely to lead to citizenship for many of the 11 million illegal immigrants, and it is unclear whether Democrats would back such a compromise. Keep reading

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