S.744 Passes The Senate

June 27, 2013

S.744, the Border Security, Economic Opportunity, and Immigration Modernization Act, passed the Senate today with 68 votes (All 54 Democrats, plus 14 Republicans). This is historic news, as no comprehensive immigration reform bill has passed either chamber since 2006. However, reform efforts still face a difficult challenge, especially in light of Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) indicating that he will only bring a bill to the floor if it has the support of a majority of House Republicans.


Previously on S.744:
Border Security Agreement
New Options for Legal Immigrants
CBO Estimate


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