Senate votes to open debate process for immigration bill

06/12/2013 | Politico (Washington, D.C.) · Reuters · CNN

Debate will now begin on the immigration overhaul bill in the Senate after lawmakers voted 82-15 to allow the measure to move forward. This opens an amendment process, and some Republicans are hoping to strengthen the bill's provisions on border security. House Speaker John Boehner, who also seeks tougher border security measures, expects a tougher version of the immigration bill will pass both the House and Senate by the end of the year.

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