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Senate approves U.S. immigration bill

Bill will set 11 million illegal residents on a path to citizenship

Good news for advocates of immigration reform rang out from Washington, D.C., yesterday when a U.S. Senate panel passed legislation that will put millions of illegal immigrants on a path to citizenship.

The passage of the bill was a win for President Obama, who said during his campaign that an immigration bill was among his top priorities for his second term. He said the bill is consistent with his goals for immigration.


Cathleen Flahardy

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