The National Association of Counties (NACo) just released a legislative presentation on the topic of immigration reform and the outlook for counties. The NACo’s electronic message:
The presentation highlights issues including:
- Why immigration reform matters to counties
- Context to the immigration reform debate
- Outlook for legislation in the U.S. House of Representatives and U.S. Senate
- Key provisions in the Senate immigration bill (S. 744) and the potential impact on counties
The U.S. Senate is planning to begin floor consideration of their comprehensive immigration reform bill (S. 744), next Monday, June 10. Floor consideration is expected to last until the July 4th recess. In the U.S. House of Representatives, several Members are working on their own comprehensive reform measures. We will update the presentation as more details of the House package emerge.