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Thursday, July 11, 2013

House Refuses To Take Senate Path On Immigration

Brian Rossell, and his daughter Kelly Rossell, 11, both from Sonsonate, El Salvador, hold up placards as they join immigration supporters during a rally for citizenship on Capitol Hill in in Washington, Wednesday, July 10, 2013, coinciding with the GOP House Caucus meeting. (Manuel Balce Ceneta/AP)

Brian Rossell, and his daughter Kelly Rossell, 11, both from Sonsonate, El Salvador, hold up placards as they join immigration supporters during a rally for citizenship on Capitol Hill in in Washington, Wednesday, July 10, 2013, coinciding with the GOP House Caucus meeting. (Manuel Balce Ceneta/AP)

Immigration reform doesn’t seem to be headed towards passage in Congress anytime soon.

Members of the House of Representatives are not on the same page about what to do about the country’s 11 million undocumented immigrants.

But they have agreed that they’re not going to pass one big immigration reform bill like the Senate has, which includes a path to citizenship for those immigrants.

Guest:

  • Mo Brooks, U.S. Representative for Alabama’s 5th congressional district.

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