House to Debate Anti-Immigrant Bills Providing $25B to Militarize Border

HeadlineJun 21, 2018

On Capitol Hill, Republican House Speaker Paul Ryan said he’ll allow debate today on a pair of sweeping anti-immigrant bills that would severely restrict the number of visas granted to immigrants, while providing an additional $25 billion to further militarize the U.S.-Mexico border. The bills appear to be dead on arrival after North Carolina Republican Mark Meadows got into a heated confrontation with Paul Ryan over the measures—which many conservatives say don’t go far enough.

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