Senate passes comprehensive immigration reform bill

On June 27, the Senate passed the S.744 immigration reform bill. Though the bill does offer a path to citizenship for millions of undocumented immigrants in the U.S., it also contains a number of negative amendments. The bill faces an uphill battle to gain approval in the House.

Click here to read the U.S. Jesuit Conference Statement on Passage of the Senate’s Border Security, Economic Opportunity, and Immigration Modernization Act of 2013.