U.S. Senator Mike Johanns of Nebraska says he voted Tuesday to allow debate on new immigration policy because current measures aren't working and Senators need to express what changes they would like to see happen:
The debate procedural vote passed 82-15. Johanns says his yes vote on the debate doesn't mean he supports the proposed bill:
Johanns believes sensible immigration policy should improve border security, prioritize immigrants seeking to legally gain American citizenship over those who broke the law and enforce workplace eligibility requirements.