Washington Babylon — May 4, 2010, 10:37 am

Model Workers

From Politico:

An immigration proposal circulated by Sen. Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) would make it easier for foreign fashion models to work America’s catwalks. Just don’t bother asking Schumer’s office how it got there. Or why it’s now out of the bill…

Schumer’s office would not say how the provision got in the draft, but a scanned copy of the immigration bill outline bears the watermark “Reid-Schumer-Menendez Draft.” The offices of Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) and Robert Menendez (D-N.J.) said they had nothing to do with the fashion model provision.

So by a process of elimination — and the fact that New York is the center of the modeling and fashion world — Schumer emerges as the likely source of the model provision, correct?

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