Faiz Shakir

Research Director for the Center for American Progress

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Research Director for the Progress Report at the Center for American Progress and Editor of its affiliated Web site, ThinkProgress.org

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The  immigration bill  now in the Senate would beef up border security, create a guest-worker program and create new rules for newcomers, but a  new poll  shows that 65% of Americans…

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The immigration bill now in the Senate would beef up border security, create a guest-worker program and create new rules for newcomers, but a new poll shows that 65% of Americans…

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