Grassley, ranking member of the Judiciary Committee, and other Republican panel members wrote to the four GOP members of the immigration group asking them for details on the bill they are drafting.
“Going forward, we expect to hear from experts on each of the proposals [within the bill] being put forth, including but not limited to a new temporary workers program, border security, interior and worksite enforcement, and the impact of a large-scale legalization on American workers and taxpayers,’ the letter continued.
“We hope you will stand with us to ensure that all viewpoints are heard before the committee considers any immigration legislation,” the letter said.
Vice President Joe Biden waits to conduct a mock swearing-in ceremony with Sen. Brian Schatz, D-Hawaii, in the Capitol's Old Senate Chamber, December 2, 2014. Schatz was sworn in to serve the remainder of his term since he was appointed to the seat after Sen. Daniel Inouye, D-Hawaii, passed away.