- An analysis of the Senate immigration deal
The Bush administration and the Senate have agreed on an immigration reform deal that would grant legal status to millions of illegal immigrants and strengthen the border, but critics on the left and the right are already taking aim at the bill.9:06 a.m.
Steven Camarota: Director of the Center for Immigration Studies.
Dan Restrepo: Director of the Americas Project at the Center for American Progress.
- Building a government
Members of Congress were furious to hear the Iraqi parliament is poised to take a two-month vacation after making very little progress. Midmorning discusses some of the toughest issues facing Iraqi legislators and the impact on U.S. diplomacy.10:06 a.m.
Vali Nasr: Adjunct Senior Fellow for Middle Eastern Studies at the Council on Foreign Relations. He is author of "The Shia Revival: How Conflicts within Islam will Shape the Future."
Nancy Youssef: McClatchy's chief Pentagon correspondent, and spent the past four years covering the Iraq war, most recently as Baghdad bureau chief.
Nathan Brown: Professor of Political Science and International Affairs at The George Washington University. He is also a senior associate at Carnegie Endowment for International Peace.
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