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Senate Agrees to Hear Debate on Immigration Bill

Last week the US Senate approved the motion to proceed with the Gang of 8 immigration bill.  There was overwhelming approval to move forward with meaningful immigration reform!

In a vote of 84 yeas and 15 nays, the US Senate agreed to move forward and hear the Gang of 8 immigration bill. The Senate will now debate and discuss the bill and decide if any changes are to be made before a final vote to present it to the House.

The bill was authored by 8 US Senators, which comprised of 4 Democrats and 4 Republicans. This is the first time that an immigration bill was a bi-partisan effort by the current Congress.

Who are the Gang of 8 members? They are:

To find out more about immigration reform or how you may be eligible for immigration benefits, see Immigration Attorney Jennifer A. Correro. Call 713-974-1151 for a free consultation.