Friday, October 24th, 2014

Immigration Reform Bill Expected This Week

Immigration-reform-flagSenators writing a comprehensive immigration bill hope to finish their work this week.  

Their plan is sure to open a raucous public debate over measures to secure the United States/Mexico border, allow tens of thousands of foreign workers into the country and grant eventual citizenship to the estimated eleven million people living in the United States illegally. 

Negotiators are already cautioning of struggles ahead for an issue that's defied resolution for years.

An immigration deal came close in 2007 but collapsed amid interest group bickering and an angry public backlash.

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