Senate formally opens immigration debate

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WPLG—After two days of procedural fits and starts, the Senate finally moved Wednesday to begin debate on immigration reforms aimed at resolving what to do with undocumented immigrants who came to the US as children whose legal status in the country may soon expire. The Senate approved a motion by voice vote to begin debate. Democrats demanded the debate on immigration -- and even briefly shut down the government to try to force it -- but have yet to agree to a compromise bill with a group of...

Senate formally opens immigration debate as bipartisan agreement remains elusive. After two days of procedural fits and starts, the Senate finally moved Wednesday to begin debate on immigration reforms aimed at resolving what to do with undocumented immigrants who came to the US as children whose legal status in the country may soon expire.