Immigration bill passes first test vote in Senate

By REUTERS
June 11, 2013 21:51

 
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WASHINGTON - A sweeping, White House-backed immigration bill cleared its first procedural hurdle in the US Senate on Tuesday.

The Senate voted overwhelmingly to eliminate a procedural roadblock against the measure. Even some senators who have expressed opposition to the bill as currently written voted to allow the debate to go ahead.

The Senate is expected to soon begin debating amendments to the bill, a process that could run through the end of June.

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