Senators propose comprehensive immigration reform bill

This morning the so-called “Gang of Eight,” a bipartisan group of senators, released the text of their highly anticipated proposal for comprehensive immigration reform.

The 844 page bill, titled the “Border Security, Economic Opportunity, and Immigration Modernization Act” attempts to enhance border security, create a pathway to permanent residence for some of the estimated 11 million undocumented immigrants currently in the U.S., and overhaul the current U.S. immigration system.

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