Johnson: Now is not ‘the time for comprehensive immigration reform’

Article author: 
Emily Brooks
Article publisher: 
the Hill
Article date: 
Wednesday, January 24, 2024
Article category: 
National Issues
Article Body: 

Speaker Mike Johnson (R-La.) voiced his skepticism of a deal being crafted in the Senate to pair border and migration policy changes with Ukraine aid, and said that now is not the time for comprehensive immigration reform.

Johnson said at a press conference Wednesday morning that while there has been a lot of “thoughtful and deliberative discussion and debate” surrounding the potential deal, he has not seen any final proposal and was “anxious” to see text of the proposal. But he dismissed any . . .