Spring 2002: Kennedy and Brownback have rejoined forces, though security is now the focus. Their Border Security Bill must come before immigration reform ... but Senate action is halted by Appropriations Chairman Robert Byrd, Kennedy's longest-serving and most-feared colleague. When the White House proposes a small, immigrant-friendly provision be added to the stalled bill, it complicates the delay and becomes the catalyst for the birth of a permanent, powerful and organized national opposition to immigration reform.
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