Washington, DC--(ENEWSPF)--October 15, 2013. On October 14, Congresswoman Tammy Duckworth (IL-08) announced her co-sponsorship of H.R. 15, the Border Security, Economic Opportunity, and Immigration Modernization Act. This bill contains many of the same provisions included in the immigration reform bill that passed the Senate in July.
According to the nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office, enactment of the bipartisan Senate-passed comprehensive immigration bill would reduce the deficit by $850 billion. The CBO also estimates that the Senate-passed bill would increase economic growth by 3.3% in 2023 and 5.4% in . . .