Breakthrough on Senate immigration bill: Democrats, GOP reach border security agreement

  • by: DAVID ESPO , Associated Press
  • Updated: June 20, 2013 - 8:25 PM

WASHINGTON — A breakthrough at hand, Republicans and Democrats reached agreement Thursday on a costly, military-style surge to secure the leaky U.S.-Mexican border and clear the way for Senate passage of legislation giving millions of immigrants a chance at citizenship after years in America's shadows.

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