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Comprehensive Immigration Reform Act of 2007
American Civil Liberties Union 2007 Senate Scorecard description On June 5, 2007, the Senate defeated, by a On June 5, 2007, the Senate defeated, by a vote of 41-52, an amendment to the Comprehensive Immigration Reform Act of 2007 (S.1348) offered by Senator Mitch McConnell (R-KY), which would have required voters to present a government-issued photo ID in order to vote in federal elections. The ACLU opposed the McConnell Amendment because voter ID requirements impose an unnecessary and undue burden on the exercise of the fundamental right to vote for millions of American citizens who are eligible, registered, and qualified to vote. igible, registered, and qualified to vote. , On June 27, 2007, the Senate defeated, by On June 27, 2007, the Senate defeated, by a vote of 45-52, a motion to table (i.e. kill) an amendment to the Comprehensive Immigration Reform Act of 2007 (S. 1639) offered by Senators Baucus (D-MT) and Tester (D-MT) that sought to prevent the expansion of the Real ID Act. The Baucus/Tester Amendment would have removed Real ID compliance provisions from Title III of the legislation, as well as eliminated a proposal to demand that every worker in America have a Real ID-compliant driver's license by 2013 in order to get any new job. The ACLU supported the Baucus/Tester Amendment and opposed the motion to table it because of the grave risk that Real ID poses to Americans' right to privacy, as well as the massive, unfunded mandate it imposes on state governments. d mandate it imposes on state governments.
American Civil Liberties Union 2007 Senate Scorecard position Nay +
American Civil Liberties Union 2007 Senate Scorecard source Http://action.aclu.org/site/VoteCenter?congress=110&location=S&page=voteList&lcmd=next&lcmd cf=&lcmdrow.chk selected=&lcmdrow.chk deselected=&lcmdrow.chk selected=&lcmdrow.chk deselected= +
Americans for Democratic Action 2007 Senate Scorecard description Motion to invoke cloture on Kennedy (D-MA) Motion to invoke cloture on Kennedy (D-MA) legislation to overhaul U.S. immigration policies and institute new border security measures, including an electronic verification system. It would allocate some green cards on a “merit-based” system based on certain criteria, including a high demand occupation, proficiency in English, and higher education degrees. Half of the green cards would be allocated based on family relations. It also would provide for a temporary guest worker program that would allow workers to remain in the United States for up to six years, provided that they return to their home country for a year after every two years they remain in the United States. wo years they remain in the United States.
Americans for Democratic Action 2007 Senate Scorecard position Aye +
Americans for Democratic Action 2007 Senate Scorecard source Http://www.adaction.org/pages/publications/voting-records.php +
Bill of vote Comprehensive Immigration Reform Act of 2007 + , Unaccompanied Alien Child Protection Act of 2007 +
Billnumber S1348 +
Chamber U.S. Senate + , 111th United States Congress +
Congress number 110th +
Congressnumber 110 +
Modification date
National Journal 2007 Senate Scorecard description Eliminate an immigrant guest-worker program. May 22. (31-64) , Permit law enforcement officers to question individuals about their immigrant status if they have probable cause to believe that the immigrants are here illegally. May 24. (48-49) , Eliminate a program legalizing unlawful immigrants. May 24. (29-66) , Allow certain immigrants to stay in the United States while renewing their visas. June 6. (41-57) , Require the disclosure of information on visa applicants to law enforcement officers. June 6. (57-39) , Make temporary guest workers eligible for the Earned Income Tax Credit. June 6. (57-40) , Waive a procedural objection to allow immigration based on family connections for an extended period. June 6. (53-44; 60 votes required to waive the Budget Act) , Put more weight on job skills than family ties for visa applicants. June 6. (42-55) , Make English the official language of the United States. June 6. (64-33) , Limit debate on the immigration reform bill. June 28. (46-53; 60 votes required to invoke cloture)
National Journal 2007 Senate Scorecard position Nay + , Aye +
National Journal 2007 Senate Scorecard source Http://www.nationaljournal.com/voteratings/senate votes.htm +
Roll call number 174 + , 177 + , 180 + , 184 + , 189 + , 190 + , 191 + , 193 + , 196 + , 198 + , 234 + , 206 + , 235 +
Scorecard vote National Journal 2007 Senate Scorecard + , American Civil Liberties Union 2007 Senate Scorecard + , Americans for Democratic Action 2007 Senate Scorecard +
Session number 1 +
Categories Labor, Immigration and Retirement Policy (U.S.)  + , Tagged legislation  + , U.S. legislation  + , Record votes  + , Civil liberties (U.S.)  + , Needs review  +
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