Senate Takes First Formal Step Toward Immigration Reform

By David Welna

February 13, 2013

The Senate formally took up the question of immigration on Wednesday, with an at-times testy hearing about how to deal with the 11 million undocumented immigrants in the country. Republicans on the Senate Judiciary Committee insisted nothing should be done until border security is increased even further.

Listen to this story

Audio Player


AudioPlayer.setup("media/flash/audio-player.swf", { width: 335, initialvolume: 100, transparentpagebg: "yes", animation: "yes", buffer: 5 }); AudioPlayer.embed("audioplayer_1", { soundFile: "http://pd.npr.org/anon.npr-mp3/npr/atc/2013/02/20130213_atc_16.mp3?orgId=1&topicId=1014&ft=3&f=171933434", titles: "Senate Takes First Formal Step Toward Immigration Reform", autostart: "no" });











New WVPE Shirt
New WVPE Thermos