On April 29, 2010, Senators Reid, Durbin, Schumer, Leahy, Feinstein, and Menendez announced the REPAIR proposal, a 26‐page "framework of concrete bipartisan ideas" for immigration reform. This document summarizes the REPAIR proposal. The proposal addresses several main topics:
Achieving Operational Control of America's Borders to Prevent Future Illegal Immigration (Border Enforcement)
Detection, Apprehension, and Removal of Unlawfully Present Persons in the United States (Interior Enforcement)
Ending Illegal Employment through Biometric Employment Verification
(Biometric Identification and Employment Verification)
Reforming America's Legal Immigration System to Maximize American Economic Prosperity (High Skilled Immigration, Immigration of Lower Skilled Workers, Promoting Family Immigration)
Mandatory Registration, Acceptance of Responsibility, and Administration of Punishment for Unauthorized Aliens Presently in the United States
(Registration and Legalization Plan)
Reforms to Enhance Efficiency and Effectiveness in America's Immigration System
Please see the full text of the proposal here.
The American Immigration Lawyer's Association has written a summary of the proposal. Please see it attached.
The President's statement applauding the proposal is attached.