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Senate immigration bill explained

Published On: Jun 19 2013 03:05:27 PM CDT   Updated On: Jun 19 2013 03:15:49 PM CDT

Fifty-one percent of Americans support the comprehensive immigration reform plan being crafted by the “Gang of Eight” in the Senate. Take a look at the immigration overhaul bill.

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Family immigration: Under current law, U.S. citizens can sponsor spouses, children and siblings to come to the U.S., with limits on some categories. The bill would bar citizens from sponsoring their siblings and would allow them to sponsor married sons and daughters only if those children are under age 31.

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