U.S. Senate on verge of passing immigration reform

U.S. Senate on verge of passing immigration...
Senators are on the verge of approving sweeping legislation to remake the nation’s immigration system for the first time in a generation by spending tens of billions of dollars to bolster security along the U.S. southern border and offering a path to citizenship for millions of illegal immigrants. Senators cleared the final procedural hurdle at midday and plan a final vote in the afternoon. Republicans opposed to the legislation blocked a final attempt Wednesday night to hold votes on 32 more amendments to the 1,100-page bill that the bill’s supporters hoped might earn more GOP votes for the measure.

 

 

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