Lawmakers Return to Mulling Immigration Bill The immigration bill makes another appearance on Capitol Hill. The Senate blocked the legislation earlier this month and it's far from certain that the resurrected bill will find the votes it needs to pass. Still, President Bush is urging lawmakers to "summon the political courage to move forward."
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Lawmakers Return to Mulling Immigration Bill

Lawmakers Return to Mulling Immigration Bill

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The immigration bill makes another appearance on Capitol Hill. The Senate blocked the legislation earlier this month and it's far from certain that the resurrected bill will find the votes it needs to pass. Still, President Bush is urging lawmakers to "summon the political courage to move forward."

The bill would tighten border security and create a guest worker program. It has ignited intense debate on both sides.