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Morning Shift: Immigration bill filed and Asian Carp reappear
April 17, 2013
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The Morning Shift: Immigration bill filed and Asian Carp reappear
The "Gang of Eight" group of bipartisan Senators has come up with an immigration bill that includes a path to citizenship, and environmental blogger Chris Bentley discusses the return of Asian Carp.
· Wed, Apr 17 2013 08:32:27
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Senators file Immigration Bill
After months of talks, a proposed immigration overhaul hasemerged from a bipartisan group of eight U.S. senators including Illinois’sDick Durbin.
New York Senator Charles Schumer early this morning introduced the legislation. It’s 844 pages. The Chicago area is home to hundreds of thousands ofunauthorized immigrants — and many others with an interest in what might comeof this legislation. So WBEZ West Side Bureau reporter Chip Mitchell helps usunderstand this bill includes.
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Asian Carp back in the Great Lakes
WBEZ environmental blogger Chris Bentley reportsthat new evidence shows that Asian Carp may already be in the Great Lakes, butthe bigger concern is if they spread. Bentley gives some background on thespecies and what they could mean for the region.