Texans Voice Praise, Concerns Over Immigration Plan

An immigration reform plan unveiled Monday by a bipartisan group of U.S. senators was greeted with mixed reviews by Texas lawmakers and stakeholders, with some groups hailing the effort as a positive leap forward and others chiding the plan’s emphasis on border security.

The plan includes a path to citizenship for the estimated 11 to 12 million people in the country illegally, but contains a strong border-security component that includes more unmanned aerial drones to help secure the border, additional U.S. Border Patrol personnel and completion of an entry-exit monitoring system to ensure people here on temporary visas ...

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