In an op-ed published Monday in the Los Angeles Times, Sen. Jeff Sessions (R-AL) outlined his opposition to the immigration reform legislation introduced by the bipartisan group of senators widely known as the "Gang of Eight."
"The so-called Gang of Eight immigration plan now being considered by the Senate fails to live up to every major promise made by its sponsors," Sessions wrote. "Far from improving the immigration system, their 1,000-page proposal would exacerbate many of its flaws. It would dangerously undermine future enforcement while imposing substantial burdens on taxpayers and taking jobs and pay from U.S. workers."
The conservative Republican concluded by offering his own take on what approval of the bill would mean.
"Should it pass, it would represent the ultimate triumph of the Washington elite over the everyday citizen to whom Congress properly owes its loyalty," Sessions wrote.
Read the entire piece here.