Home / news / In the News

Congressman Denham’s ENLIST Act Reaches 200 Co-Sponsors - Immigration Reform Bill

http://goldrushcam.com/sierrasuntimes/index.php/news/local-news/9826-congressman-Denham-s-enlist-act-reaches-200-co-sponsors-immigration-reform-bill

f t # e
Washington, May 15, 2017 | By The Sierra Sun Times | comments

May 15, 2017 - WASHINGTON — Support is rapidly gaining for one of the most popular immigration reform bills in the 115th Congress, now at 200 co-sponsors.H.R. 60, the Encourage New Legalized Immigrants to Start Training Act (ENLIST Act), authored by U.S. Representative Jeff Denham (CA-10), has seen solid bi-partisan support since its introduction in January.

“I’ve met with DREAMers in our own community as well as from around the country who have gone to school with our own children and just want a chance to stay in the country they love – the only country they know as their home,” said Rep. Denham. “The ENLIST Act would present one way that they could earn a pathway to citizenship, as generations of immigrants before them have also done. My colleagues on both sides of the aisle recognize that this is an issue that we must solve together, and this is a first step toward a broader discussion about immigration reform in our country.”

...

Read more here

 

f t # e