Immigration Impasse: Frustration as Comprehensive Reform Legislation Stalled

The Senate passed a $600 million measure Thursday to beef up U.S. border security in a rare bipartisan effort on immigration reform. It came during an equally rare special August session, held after most lawmakers have left Washington for the summer recess. "With this bill's passage today, we have clearly shown we are serious about securing our nation's borders," said Sen. Chuck Schumer, one of only two Senators present for the voice vote. President Obama praised the legislation, which...Full Story
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