US Immigration Reform Clears First Hurdle

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Far-reaching immigration reform legislation has passed a major hurdle with overwhelming approval by a key US Senate committee. The 13-5 vote on Tuesday by the Senate Judiciary Committee will now allow the full Senate to debate the bill - likely early in June.

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Far-reaching immigration reform legislation has passed a major hurdle with overwhelming approval by a key US Senate committee. The 13-5 vote on Tuesday by the Senate Judiciary Committee will now allow the full Senate to debate the bill - likely early in June.
 
Immigration reform has been one of President Barack Obama's top priorities in his second term, and the issue has gained surprising bipartisan support in recent months as Republicans struggle to attract minority voters.
 
 
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