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Washington Week: Focus on Immigration Reform, Boston Bombing Aftermathi
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April 21, 2013 7:46 PM
This week, U.S. lawmakers will weigh in on a bipartisan proposal to overhaul America’s oft-criticized immigration system and resolve the status of an estimated 11 million people who entered the country illegally or overstayed visas. VOA’s Michael Bowman reports, the bill’s unveiling late last week was overshadowed by fast-moving events surrounding the Boston bombing.

Washington Week: Focus on Immigration Reform, Boston Bombing Aftermath

Published April 21, 2013

This week, U.S. lawmakers will weigh in on a bipartisan proposal to overhaul America’s oft-criticized immigration system and resolve the status of an estimated 11 million people who entered the country illegally or overstayed visas. VOA’s Michael Bowman reports, the bill’s unveiling late last week was overshadowed by fast-moving events surrounding the Boston bombing.


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