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House Republicans will take up an extension of highway programs, tax credits and appropriations over the next month, Majority Leader Eric Cantor (R-Va.) told lawmakers in a Friday memo.
Conspicuously missing from the memo was any mention of an immigration bill.
The White House and Democrats have pressed Republicans in the House to move on immigration reform, but GOP leaders have come under heavy counter pressure from groups opposed to giving any form of “amnesty” to illegal immigrants.
Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) has repeatedly said House Republicans don’t trust that President Obama would enforce laws to prevent illegal immigration.