Friday, May 26, 2006

Immigration Bill Passes Senate

From the Arizona Daily Star:

Landmark legislation to secure U.S. borders and offer millions of illegal immigrants a share of the American dream cleared the Senate on Thursday, a rare election-year reach across party lines and a triumph for President Bush.

The 62-36 vote cleared the way for arduous summertime compromise talks with the House on its immigration measure, which focuses on border enforcement, with no guarantee of success. Republicans and Democrats said energetic participation by Bush would be critical.

Now the hard part begins...


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