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Irish US immigration visa bill hopes "fading"

Lack of support from the US Republican party is threatening passage of a new visa allowance that would allow up to 10,000 Irish people in to the US.

20th April, 2012
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Massachussetts Senator Scott Brown

Lack of support from the US Republican party is threatening passage of a new visa allowance that would allow up to 10,000 Irish people in to the US.

IrishCentral.com [has reported](http://www.irishcentral.com/news/Hopes-are-dimming-for-passage-of-Irish-E3-visa-bill-in-Congress-148163085.html#ixzz1sanOIOXT) that the bill's main Republican sponsor, Senator Scott Brown from Massachussetts, is struggling to line up enough support among Republican colleagues to pass the legislation.

The Irish-American website quotes an unnamed Republican lobbyist as...

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