ongresswoman Rosa DeLauro (D-CT) released the following statement today on Senate passage of the Border Security, Economic Opportunity, and Immigration Modernization Act.
"The bipartisan Senate vote is a step forward in the fight for comprehensive immigration reform. The House Majority should follow the Senate's lead and act expeditiously to deal with both border security and create a path to citizenship for the millions who aspire to become Americans. The country is clearly demanding action in an area where it is long overdue. The time to act is now."