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President Barack Obama gestures while speaking about immigration reform, Tuesday, June 11, 2013, in the East Room of the White House. (Evan Vucci/AP)
President Barack Obama gestures while speaking about immigration reform, Tuesday, June 11, 2013, in the East Room of the White House. (Evan Vucci/AP)

The U.S. Senate will take the temperature on immigration reform in a series of test votes Tuesday afternoon.

Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) needs to win over some Republicans and keep every Democrat in order to win passage of a bill that tightens border security, requires employers to check employee legal status, expands worker visa programs and sets up a path to citizenship for people currently living illegally in the U.S.

But a Republican plan to collect back taxes from undocumented workers could complicate matters.

On ABC's "Good Morning America" Tuesday morning, House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) predicted passage in the House if Democrats beef up border security provisions.

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This segment aired on June 11, 2013.

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