Criminals Should Not Benefit From Immigration Reform

I commend my colleagues in the Senate, especially Senators Cornyn, Kyl, Graham, Durbin and McCain, for demonstrating their strong and genuine commitment to moving comprehensive reform forward. This measure, which will limit permanent residency status for those who have been convicted of a felony or three misdemeanors, will treat individuals fairly by welcoming those who should be welcomed and excluding those who should be excluded. This morning’s unanimous vote was another major leap forward in our fight for tough but fair reform.