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Deal Reached on Immigration Reform

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By Admin on May 18, 2007 12:02 PM

Democratic and Republican senators have reached an agreement with the White House on proposed legislation that would reform current immigration law to -- among other changes --  allow immigrants who are currently in the U.S. illegally to begin the process of establishing permanent residency in the U.S., after paying a fine and processing fees. The proposed law also contains provisions for a temporary guest worker program and fortification of U.S. border security.