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Has just passed a historic immigration reform plan.
By a huge margin after an emotional debate.
The bill gives eleven million immigrants a chance to become citizens.
Supporters say it also spends billions of dollars to increase border security opponents called that an empty promise.
The American people being asked to grant they gift of a pathway to citizenship.
To demonstrate the typical American belief and in second chances and demonstrate their compassion.
But in essence they've been tripped once again to trade that.
In exchange for a hollow promises of future action.
Is -- in us to bring eleven million people out of the shadows.
That are now being exploited.
And have none of the protections.
Of citizenship -- how do we address some of these this legislation does secure the border.
And I can tell you from thirty years of being on the border this bill portrait secures the border.
And anyone who says it doesn't does not understand.
-- in the end every Democrat fourteen Republicans voted for the bill -- final tally 68.
To 32 Carl Cameron live -- she's Karl.
We know how tough it is to get more than sixty votes in the senate but supporters say they were hoping for even more.
Yeah they have sort of hoped they would get to seventy and he can't forget they also got a pair of independents to vote for a two.
They'd hoped that by reaching 78 out of created some sort of pressure on the house to follow the Senate's lead.
Make no mistake about it the senate has broken -- years of gridlock by getting this -- It's landmark legislation -- secure borders and help.
Eleven million people -- get right reform.
Amnesty will occur.
But the enforcement is not going to occur and -- policies for future immigration.
On not serving the national interest.
That's -- it was just -- who really was the voice of the GOP opposition in the senate.
In the house where Republicans control the majority they have little use for the senate bill and plan to take up there to take that time.
And up try to get up -- own way Harris.
We know it's interesting now because they still have six months till -- end of the year in house speaker John Boehner did say that they could pass something this year right.
It's a very crowded calendar and the house is not considering the senate bill at all watch.
We're gonna do our own bill.
Through regular order.
And they'll -- legislation reflects the will.
Of our majority and the will of the American people.
Included in a conference report.
But to pass the house it's going to have to be a bill that has the support of the majority of our members.
Between the lines there what Boehner is saying is that.
A majority of house Republicans have to support it not means that the senate Democrats who passive this thing today won't be happy as they try to work got to compromise and that's gonna make it very tough.
There you have to work out those differences this fall.
While they're also fighting over the budget and a possible government shut down.
The various scandals investigations the debt ceiling.
And host of other things.
It's hard to see how they get it all done this here Harris while there was a lot between the lines there -- I'm glad you're here thank you.
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