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September 29, 1996 | MARC LACEY, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Republican congressional leaders on Saturday struck a deal with the White House on toning down hotly contested immigration reforms, leading to House passage of a measure that aims to tighten access at the nation's borders and impose stricter penalties on those who arrive here illegally. The bill, which would make the most sweeping changes to the nation's immigration laws in a decade, had become snagged when President Clinton objected to proposals targeting legal immigrants.
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September 29, 1996 | MARC LACEY, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Republican congressional leaders on Saturday struck a deal with the White House on toning down hotly contested immigration reforms, leading to House passage of a measure that aims to tighten access at the nation's borders and impose stricter penalties on those who arrive here illegally. The bill, which would make the most sweeping changes to the nation's immigration laws in a decade, had become snagged when President Clinton objected to proposals targeting legal immigrants.
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July 23, 1993 | GLENN F. BUNTING, TIMES STAFF WRITER; Times staff writer Alan C. Miller contributed to this story
Acting quickly to curtail the flow of illegal immigrants, the Senate Appropriations Committee approved a $131-million immigration package Thursday that includes hiring up to 600 additional Border Patrol agents for the nation's Southwest border. The boost in staffing, sought by members of the California congressional delegation, would also restore 93 Border Patrol positions eliminated in President Clinton's proposed budget for the fiscal year beginning Oct. 1.
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July 23, 1993 | GLENN F. BUNTING, TIMES STAFF WRITER; Times staff writer Alan C. Miller contributed to this story
Acting quickly to curtail the flow of illegal immigrants, the Senate Appropriations Committee approved a $131-million immigration package Thursday that includes hiring up to 600 additional Border Patrol agents for the nation's Southwest border. The boost in staffing, sought by members of the California congressional delegation, would also restore 93 Border Patrol positions eliminated in President Clinton's proposed budget for the fiscal year beginning Oct. 1.
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