...Specter said his first hearing would be in Philadelphia on July 5 — the same date that House Republicans are to hold a hearing in San Diego, suggesting that a split-screen debate on immigration would occur from opposite sides of the nation...Obviously it's fair to say that Specter is in the pocket of the Cheap Labor Lobby.
Specter said Wednesday [6/21] that he would hold his hearings to "develop a broader, factual evidentiary record on the need for the comprehensive bill that is challenged by quite a few House members."
"The House has said repeatedly that the Senate is out of touch with what America wants," Specter said. "Let's have hearings on the Senate provisions, and I think when it's more fully understood, Americans will want that."
...His July 5 hearing would include farmers, landscapers and hotel industry representatives...
Immigration · Sun, 06/25/2006 - 07:20 · Importance: 1