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Rep. Capuano: Immigration Could Pass House — If Brought To The Floor04:11

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After passing the U.S. Senate Thursday, immigration reform now faces a major hurdle in the House.

The first effort to overhaul policy since 1986 includes measures to create what's called a "path to citizenship" for most undocumented residents and to tighten security along the U.S.-Mexico border.

The Senate bill was drafted by the so-called "Gang of Eight," a group of four Democrats and four Republicans, and has the backing of the White House.

To talk about the overhaul's prospects in the House, U.S. Rep. Michael Capuano joined Morning Edition Friday.

This program aired on June 28, 2013.

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Bob Oakes has been WBUR's Morning Edition anchor since 1992.


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