Immigration Deal for More Secure Border Goes to House

Senate passed a landmark immigration bill opening the door to…

Senate passed a landmark immigration bill opening the door to the U.S. citizenship to millions, while pouring billions of dollars into securing the Mexican border. This puts pressure on the House and its conservative majority to act.

President Barack Obama, traveling in Africa, called Speaker John Boehner, R-Ohio, and Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., to urge them to have the House act on the issue and emphasize it’s a priority for him, the White House said Friday.

But the bill’s prospects are highly uncertain in the Republican-led House, where conservatives generally oppose citizenship for immigrants living in the country unlawfully.

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