A group of eight Senators today announced the outline of an agreement they reached on immigration-law changes that substantially mirrors the failed 2007 attempt to amnesty illegal aliens and increase foreign-worker numbers. The Senators’ proposal includes a legalization of illegal aliens currently residing in the United States, higher levels of legal immigration, mandatory employment verification, and a new guest worker program.
According to the announced framework, the plan includes four “legislative pillars:”
“1. Create a tough but fair path to citizenship for unauthorized immigrants currently living in the