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Thu Jun 27, 2013, 04:27 PM

Senate passes sweeping immigration reform [View all]

Source: WaPo

Senators approved sweeping legislation Thursday to remake the nationís immigration system for the first time in a generation by spending tens of billions of dollars to bolster security along the U.S. southern border and offering a path to citizenship for millions of illegal immigrants.

By a vote of 68 to 32, senators concluded a nearly month-long debate of the 1,200-page measure. To note the historic significance of the vote, Vice President Biden presided over the vote.

Read more: http://www.washingtonpost.com/politics/senate-poised-to-approve-massive-immigration-bill/2013/06/27/87168096-df32-11e2-b2d4-ea6d8f477a01_story.html?hpid=z1

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