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US to debate immigration reform bill

Behind a new bill on immigration reform are stories of real people searching for a better life.

Last Modified: 07 May 2013 03:30
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A new law could decide the fate of 11 million undocumented immigrants living in the United States.

The US Senate will debate and make amendments to a comprehensive reform bill this week.

Behind the political posturing, there are the stories of real people crossing the border in search of a better life and the terrible dangers they face.

Al Jazeera’s Rob Reynolds reports from the US state of Arizona.

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