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Texas Democrat unveils bipartisan immigration plan with path to citizenship, border security spending

U.S. Rep. Veronica Escobar’s legislation, dubbed the Dignity Act in partnership with a Florida Republican, also seeks to change asylum processes.

U.S. Reps. Veronica Escobar, D-Texas, and Maria Salazar, R-Florida, introduce the "Dignity Act" outside the Capitol during a news conference on immigration policy, Tuesday, May 23, 2023, in Washington, D.C. (Julia Nikhinson for The Texas Tribune)

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