We're Going To Get It Done: ILIR Chairman Niall O'DowdWe are disappointed that the bill is no longer on the floor but we are encouraged that both Majority Senate Leader Reid and Minority Leader Mitch McConnell have strongly indicated that they intend to bring the bill back and to sort out the remaining issues between them.
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We have always known that this would be a very difficult battle but we strongly believe that, as Senator Edward Kennedy stated, there is no alternative but to have a bill passed through the Senate and House this year and to be passed into law by the end of the year.
This is a setback but we do not believe that it means the end of the immigration bill for this year.