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June 27, 2013

Thompson Statement on Senate Passage of Immigration Reform

(WASHINGTON) – Today, Rep. Bennie G. Thompson (D-MS), Ranking Member of the House Committee on Homeland Security, released the below statement on the Senate's passage of its Comprehensive Immigration Reform bill (S. 744) today:

I am pleased that the Senate has come together in a bipartisan manner to finally pass a Comprehensive Immigration Reform bill. After this strong, bipartisan vote in the Senate, I urge the House Republican Leadership to quickly take up comprehensive legislation – the American public deserves progress on this vital issue.

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