Capitol Hill’s scorching debate over new immigration plan

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The partisan argument over immigration continues, but for the first time it’s on the record during congressional hearings; the first of its kind since President Obama announced his plan for immigration reform a couple of weeks ago.

Limited resources and a new priority list from the president's desk are adding to more tension in Washington, as millions all over the U.S. wait to see what Congress and the White House will do next.

Chicago workers fearing deportation for themselves or their family members want to push the president to do more. The policy fight on Capitol Hill is testing the limits of both political parties and leaving millions on the sidelines as the president continues to sell his immigration reform plan as the fix to what ails millions living here illegally.

WGN’s Julie Unruh has the story.


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