Senate passes historic immigration bill by a big margin; outcome in House is highly uncertain

  • Article by: DAVID ESPO , Associated Press
  • Updated: June 27, 2013 - 10:00 PM

WASHINGTON — With a solemnity reserved for momentous occasions, the Senate passed historic legislation Thursday offering the priceless hope of citizenship to millions of immigrants living illegally in America's shadows. The bill also promises a military-style effort to secure the long-porous border with Mexico.

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