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Five Reasons Why Immigration Reform Has A Long Way To Go

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CHICAGO, IL - JUNE 27: Protestors demonstrate calling for immigration reform in front of the Illinois GOP headquarters on June 27, 2013 in Chicago, Illinois. Today the U.S. Senate passed an immigration reform bill with broad bipartisan support that would overhaul immigration laws for the first time in more than two decades. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images) | Getty

Two weeks ago, the Senate passed a comprehensive immigration reform bill on a 68-32 vote, with 14 Republicans joining the Democratic majority to send the measure drafted by a bipartisan "Gang of Eight" to the GOP-controlled House.

President Barack Obama pushed for the House to quickly take up the measure that would provide a path to citizenship for 11 million immigrants living illegally in the country while bolstering security along the Mexican border.

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