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what_now 11-29-2011 07:42 PM

still going
 
324 : 11

kumaratp 11-29-2011 07:42 PM

3012
 
334 Yes 12 No

Saaydu 11-29-2011 07:42 PM

Congratulations to everyone on the bills passage

TO BE OR NO TO BE 11-29-2011 07:43 PM

Congratulations IV
 
Congratulations IV!

This will be a major milestone in our a very long journey towards green card. I am hoping to get similar success in Senate as well.....with this bill it will cut down our wait time in decades.......

Go IV Go....

nat23 11-29-2011 07:43 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by sdeshpan (Post 3015783)
Same

the bill has received 2/3 majority

nagio 11-29-2011 07:43 PM

still going..
 
342:12

bigboy007 11-29-2011 07:43 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by immi_in_line (Post 3015803)
Yes!! yay's still going strong. But we now have the majority!

we can celebrate once president signs this in to law.. we need to ensure this gets passed through Senate

what_now 11-29-2011 07:43 PM

...
 
334:12

whiz 11-29-2011 07:44 PM

372:13

Didn't understand why the voting lasted more than the allocated 15 mins.

And why did it require 2/3 majority for it to pass? I thought simple majority is all we needed. Will we required 2/3 majority in senate as well? I think key now is that it comes to senate floor for voting.

rorlig 11-29-2011 07:45 PM

CSPAN has the title of the vote wrong
 
The CSPAN narrator kept on saying "Bill to increase foreign visas" for HR 3012 :(

thakarm 11-29-2011 07:45 PM

Why 2/3?
 
Why did we need 2/3 majority instead of just 50%+1?

puding 11-29-2011 07:45 PM

Bill passed with huge success..

whiz 11-29-2011 07:46 PM

come on, lets cross 400!

sastrykvp 11-29-2011 07:46 PM

Congrats!
 
379 to 14. Even more good part is 176 to 2 Democrats!

I owe one more contribution!

immi_in_line 11-29-2011 07:47 PM

389:15
 
Yes. The bill is passed.


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