Report: Senate plan would deport illegal immigrants entering U.S. after 2011

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Reuters is reporting that Senate negotiators “have agreed that foreigners who crossed the U.S. border illegally would be deported if they entered the United States after December 31, 2011. The legislation by a bipartisan group of senators would give the estimated 11 million immigrants living in the United States illegally a way to obtain legal status and eventually become U.S. citizens … [T]hose who entered after the December 2011 cut-off date would be forced to go back to their country of origin … The lawmakers … are aiming to unveil their bill on Tuesday, one day before the Senate Judiciary Committee is to hold a hearing.”

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