House Republicans to vote on immigration bill

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WPLG—House Republicans are finally scheduled to vote Wednesday on an system-wide immigration overhaul -- a bill that no one expects to pass and serves as just the latest data point in the years-long intraparty war between Republicans on the polarizing issue. With little fanfare and erratic Presidential support, the bill represented House Republicans' most steadfast effort in decades to find a compromise between moderates and conservatives, legislation that provides a path to citizenship for...

House Republicans not sure if enough votes for immigration bill. House Republicans will push ahead this week with a vote on their own compromise immigration bill that still faces long odds in the chamber despite last-minute delays and a rush to make changes. Over the weekend, aides and members worked to see if they might be able to include a provision to expand E-verify, a program the US government uses to check the immigration status of workers, as well as a guest worker visa program. But, there was little evidence that the changes would be enough to get the...