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Congressman Mark Pocan

Representing the 2nd District of Wisconsin

Pocan Statement on Senate Passage of Comprehensive Immigration Reform

Jun 27, 2013
Press Release

WASHINGTON—U.S. Rep. Mark Pocan (WI-02) today released the following statement after the U.S. Senate passed legislation to enact comprehensive immigration reform in a bipartisan 68-32 vote.

“Our nation has always been built on the concept of inclusion and openness, and I am pleased that the U.S. Senate today passed bipartisan and comprehensive immigration reform legislation. This bill takes important steps to ensure we can keep families together, have a roadmap to citizenship for new American immigrants, and that all workers are treated fairly The time is now to act on a new, commonsense immigration process, and I urge the  House to move on this matter as soon as possible.”