We walked the halls of the Senate educating aides on the harm that will be done should H.R. 392 be attached as a rider to the DHS appropriations bill. We had the opportunity to sit with Aakash Singh, Counsel for Senator Grassley of Iowa. Aakash informed us that Grassley will fight any attempt at rider tooth and nail.
Kevin Lynn is the Executive Director for Progressives for Immigration Reform. Lynn writes about the unintended consequences of unbridled immigration and their impacts on the environment, as well as federal, state and local politics. A former Army intelligence officer and successful organizer of influential groups in Arizona, California and Texas, he is based in Pennsylvania. Contact him at klynn @ pfirdc dot org.