On January 20, 2009, President Obama will take office and Democrats will hold a majority of seats in both the House and Senate.

What does this mean for the prospects of Comprehensive Immigration Reform?  It seems more likely than in the recent past that CIR will be passed by Congress and signed into law by Obama as there will be less opportunity for anti-immigrationist Senators and Represesntatives to block the badly needed legislation. 

It is now a matter of those with an interest in having CIR enacted, to call their new representatives and encourage them to address the immigration issue ASAP. 

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Author: Bradley Maged

I'm Brad Maged, an immigration lawyer in Boston, Massachusetts. I help people who want to live and work in the United States and companies that wish to employ them. This blog provides opinion and information on developments in immigration law. Thanks for reading!

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