Yesterday the Senate passed S. 744, the “Border Security, Economic Opportunity, and Immigration Modernization Act,” with a strong bipartisan vote, 68-32. As amended in the Judiciary Committee and on the floor of the Senate, the bill is a strategic overhaul of our nation’s immigration laws.
Here are the top five things the Senate immigration reform bill accomplishes:
- Record-breaking build up at the border
- An achievable path to citizenship
- The most generous DREAM Act ever
- Unprecedented family reunification
- Economic growth
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