Immigration bill: US Senate votes for a debate on the controversial legislation

Immigration bill: US Senate votes for a debate on the controversial legislation

17 June, 2013

The US Senate has voted overwhelmingly for a debate on a landmark immigration bill, which if signed into law would pave the way to citizenship for 11 million illegal immigrants.

“A permanent, common-sense solution to our dysfunctional system is in sight. This bipartisan legislation is the solution our economy needs. It is the solution immigrant families need,” Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid said.

Acknowledging that this bill isn’t perfect and “compromise” is necessary and inevitable, the Democrat leader said this measure takes important steps to reform the broken legal immigration system, strengthen border security and hold unscrupulous employers accountable.

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