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Over the last few months Congress has debated the controversial issue of immigration reform.

The U.S. House approved a measure that would make illegal immigration a felony, while calling for construction of a 700-mile-long fence along the U.S.-Mexico border to stem the tide of illegals.

A compromise bill in the U.S. Senate stalled prior to the Easter recess.

The issue of immigration reform has prompted protests by Hispanic groups across the country.

Law enforcement officials said making illegal immigration a felony would tax their resources beyond limits.

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