Durbin bill triggering lobby blitz
NumbersUSA, which was instrumental in sinking the earlier Senate legislation, has alerted its 550,000-strong activist network to the prospect of a vote on the DREAM Act and on Thursday it flooded lawmakers with more than 260,000 faxes opposing the legislation, according to a spokeswoman for the group, Caroline Espinosa...
...“It’s narrower, yes, but it’s still an amnesty,” Espinosa said. “If you seek to reward illegal immigration, you’ll only encourage more of it.”http://thehill.com/leading-the-news/durbin-bill-triggering-lobby-blitz-2007-09-25.html
By Jessica Holzer, in The Hill
Updated: Wed, Jun 18th 2008 @ 1:30pm EDT