If a California congresswoman has her way, a lot more people will get their green cards soon.
They're calling itthe Immigration Driving Entrepreneurship in America Act of 2011
. The truncated name: the IDEA Act. I wonder who DREAMed that one up?
The measures were a sign that lawmakers here are skeptical that President Obama can reach his goal of passing anytime soon a broad immigration overhaul, which would include giving legal status to millions of illegal immigrants. In a speech last month in El Paso, Mr. Obama insisted that he wanted just such a package.
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