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(KSL News) An immigration reform bill is still alive in the U.S. Senate after an important test vote this morning.
The bill is a rare alliance between President Bush and Senate Democrats. It calls for sealing the borders, but letting 12 million people pay fines, wait eight years and eventually get citizenship.
Critics call the measure "amnesty" and are vigorously opposing it. Utah's Senators split the vote today. Utah Sen. Robert Bennett voted in favor of it, and Utah Sen. Orrin Hatch voting against the bill.