CLINIC Summary of Senate Immigration Bill

U.S. Capitol, Senate side

On June 27, 2013, the Senate passed Senate Bill 744: the Border Security, Economic Competitiveness, and Immigration Modernization Act of 2013, by a vote of 68 to 32.  The measure includes significant reforms to family- and employment-based immigration programs, provides an earned path to citizenship for undocumented immigrants, and provides for additional enforcement measures along the U.S.-Mexico border.