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Well we've been talking a lot about foreign policy but it's a big week for immigration reform.
The Senate Judiciary Committee will begin its debate of amendments.
To the gang of eight immigration bill this Thursday and one thing -- certain it's going to be dramatic.
Republican senator Marco Rubio.
He is the the base.
The game have any internal -- -- remarkable what he became the basis.
Led effort but there it is that these are the faces of the opposition the gang busters if you will.
Dement is number one on that list because she's the president of The Heritage Foundation and today The Heritage Foundation and senior research fellow.
Robert Rector put out a study.
That shows that legalizing eleven million illegal Ameren immigrants will cost taxpayers a net.
I I mean.
That over the coming decade six point three that's the net number.
Why according to heritage -- typical.
Typical illegal immigrant household right now is receiving.
Right now 141000.
And more in government benefits and it pays in taxes but -- jumped by their estimate.
If beginning of a plan becomes law.
More than -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- produced our report and analysis of that plan finding -- amnesty would cost taxpayers at least two point six trillion.
Two point six trillion.
Those were the good little thing is less than half of what they projected as the cost over the next several decades.
-- and -- so there is going to be great weight given to the study.
And by the way they're gonna -- opposition the Club for Growth and Americans for Tax Reform to conservative about it's already jumping into criticizing -- study.
But heritage usually wins these -- mural conservative battles.
And this is congressman good.
Bob good -- and is the chairman of the House Judiciary Committee Democrats are such a rush to pass that massive 844 -- -- -- bill.
There's some mini and factor drawing comparisons to the congressional.
Cram down of Obama -- -- member of that.
Which is clearly not an example of good government practice.
We go to -- and is taking an incremental and sensible approach to immigration legislation in his view.
He's introduced two smaller measures important but smaller measures and manageable.
One and -- cultural.
Guest worker program.
All eleven GW.
The other would be the which requires employers to verify.
The government's system of -- says he will introduce other measures by the way in the weeks ahead he is the incremental is that he will and the careful thoughtful approach.
In contrast to what others would call -- cram down effort on the part of the president.
Republican senator Jeff session.
Of Alabama he's the ranking Republican on the Senate Budget Committee he's quickly emerging as the bill's most vocal critic he says the path to citizenship.
For eleven million.
Illegal immigrants is pure bull he has an impressive amount of research.
To support his position according to sessions.
And the stamp for the Republican stamp of the Senate Budget Committee the game of a plan wouldn't give legal status to eleven million.
But two more than 32.
32 million immigrants and an additional 25 million.
Pieces in his judgment.
It's -- five million let me do this in order but there.
After race because.
So -- usually.
I was kidding about being mean.
These that was.
-- five million.
Would be granted him his due to non immigrant.
And now we know senator rubio is feeling the heat because of the mounting opposition to the -- of a plant by the way.
He is starting senator rubio the face of the game -- to say.
Why Russia why not -- -- so why not make sensible judgments.
The question now all of this is given the record of this administration.
And this this congress and senate.
What the facts matter of all of them we'll find out.
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