The House of Representatives passed a mass amnesty bill on Tuesday evening, H.R. 6, the American Dream and Promise Act, that would grant lifetime work permits to approximately 3.5 million illegal aliens who claim that they entered the country under the age of 18 and meet certain other conditions and to approximately 450,000 foreign citizens (mostly illegal aliens) whose countries have been given Temporary Protected Status (TPS).
The bill passed 237-to-187 mostly along party lines with all Democrats in attendance and 7 Republicans voting in favor of passage. There’s little chance the Senate will take up the legislation or Pres. Trump would sign the bill should it reach his desk, but it could be attached to Pres. Trump’s recently released immigration proposal that would reform the current green card system should it begin to move through Congress.
In addition to the 230 Democrats who voted in favor of the bill, Republicans Mario Diaz-Balart of Florida, Brian Fitzpatrick of Pennsylvania, Fred Upton of Michigan, Will Hurd of Texas, Don Bacon of Nebraska, Dan Newhouse of Washington, and Chris Smith of New Jersey also voted in favor of the bill…. read more here from NumberUSA