Plan to secure borders faces vote in Senate

Backers say measure key to overhaul of immigration

Posted: June 24, 2013 at 12:44 a.m.

The Senate is expected to vote today on an amendment to a broad immigration overhaul that would dramatically beef up efforts to secure the U.S.-Mexican border.

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