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Immigration Debate Reveals GOP Divide

Despite high hopes of fixing a broken immigration system, the Senate's bipartisan bill faltered, and it might not come back. Why did it go off the rails?

Well, it was a deal worked out behind closed doors, bypassing the usual committee system. And the debate exposed a divide among Republicans between the business community and social conservatives — who generally hated the measure.

David Welna reports.

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David Welna is NPR's national security correspondent.
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