By Peggy Gleason
As you know, the House and Senate are scheduled to negotiate a compromise that could produce a comprehensive immigration reform bill. For the first time since the Immigration Reform and Control Act (IRCA) of 1986, legalization may become law. Without knowing exactly what will pass, it is difficult to plan for our programs. However, we know the rough outlines of the possible legislation and we can mine our own experiences for concrete preparation steps we can take now.