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Today if -- if I may senator.
We have the numbers 25%.
And immigrants into this country that's what who would be affected by this legislation.
That's the underlying very well and that's why it's clear we need these kinds of amendments that we put forward to secure the border that that is.
The underlying built without armed men.
Let me let me show you what in that same report that you just quoted what the Congressional Budget Office said -- -- may.
Or degrading to start with almost the first -- relevant to this.
Cannot predict precisely.
Cannot precisely estimate.
The impact on population flows of either the committee approved version up at 744 or the proposed amendment that is your amendment.
The agency expects that the amendment would further reduce the net annual flow of unauthorized residents United States relative to what would occur under the committee approved bill.
That's a lot of words to say they don't know.
-- early and the concluding two -- if I made just senator and and I were like your response.
Your concluding statement is this.
The uncertainty associated.
With future population flows under current law -- 744.
As approved by the committee or the amendment.
Is very great.
I'm I have -- you tell me how I can divine much that is specific.
Or reliable from what the congressional by a budget office said.
If that is the case -- and certainly is very great.
Two things two things first.
That the last part -- reading -- relates to the financial aspect where they talked about that the financial benefits that come with.
Comprehensive immigration reform of almost a trillion dollars over the next twenty years.
Are still -- play that's -- -- certainly refer to which is why they haven't changed that number.
If you look in the middle of the report it says a significant reduction in people coming here.
Illegally as well as making sure that we find and prosecute and so they don't overstate.
Visas when they come -- senator not to quibble with the -- It says very specifically -- precisely.
The and certainly and we may put this up again for everyone to read.
-- if I understand -- -- are I want the audience to see what we're talking about a prime minister.
Sure did the uncertainty associated.
With future population flows under current law as approved by the committee 74 report.
Or the amendment is very great.
We go back to basically what is a -- waiver of any.
Assertion of authority on these estimates I hear from the Congressional Budget Office but -- Liberty and they're.
You're -- yeah they're talking about the financial impact of the number of people that come into the country lawfully.
Because it affects our economic growth that's what I would -- Okay.
Furthermore not only did they say significant reduction in illegal immigration but remember.
All of these systems we put on the border warning and a billion dollars in terms of this comprehensive plan.
Includes radars and sensors.
And video and things so we can track and have metrics.
On whether we stop the flow of illegal immigration a cross word that's what we're working to do.
Senator norm for even a moment.
Do I doubt there -- sincerity your good intentions.
And and but I have to also if I may bring forth a little history here.
Don't -- -- Congressman -- father of the current serving congressman.
Are brought forth legislation back in 2006.
To -- 700 miles.
Of vents on the war.
We today have 36 miles about seven on the language of and congressman hunter's.
Legislation that became law was summer miles offense shall be built.
Again the best of intentions and the strength of purpose and Heidi and I values.
The fact is that this administration and previous administrations.
Have done everything make hand to keep that -- open.
And there can be it seems to me.
In saying that the is the Congressional Budget Office has.
That only 45%.
Of illegal immigration will be stopped by this legislation.
Add whatever -- amendment is to that.
It is still frankly too little.
When we have a proposition that I think you'll agree there is a soldiers and it works here.
You cannot reform immigration law unless you control immigration and you cannot control immigration if you do not control our borders and our ports.
-- That seemed so we agree actually a great.
We agree that we need to control the border.
That's were trying to do.
That's why we not only put in there they have to build a seven hour miles -- but it's also triggers there's no all lawful permanent status and Tellabs dot.
I agree we've got to find a way to secure the border that's what I'm trying to do.
Senator I know you are and I wish you all the very best in so doing.
And we thank you for your time and again congratulations on advancing the amendment.
And we thank you for your tough.
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