immigration legislation http://wyomingpublicmedia.org en The word ‘amnesty’ might misrepresent new immigration legislation. http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/word-amnesty-might-misrepresent-new-immigration-legislation <p></p><p>A US senate committee has introduced an&nbsp;immigration&nbsp;reform plan that includes a path to citizenship for&nbsp;immigrants&nbsp;living illegally in the U.S. Opponents claim that such a path rewards people who have broken the law by giving them amnesty.</p><p>Under current law, many&nbsp;immigrants&nbsp;seeking residency have to leave the country. Sometimes for ten years or more.&nbsp;&nbsp;But this deportation often has side-effects.</p><p>Wyoming Public Radio's&nbsp;Luke&nbsp;Hammons has more.</p> Fri, 10 May 2013 22:28:40 +0000 Luke Hammons 40597 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org The word ‘amnesty’ might misrepresent new immigration legislation.