Controversy, an immigration bill’s best friend?

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File Photo: Thousands of high school students march in front of city hall in Dallas, Tuesday, March 28, 2006. Thousands of students walked out of class and...
File Photo: Thousands of high school students march in front of city hall in Dallas, Tuesday, March 28, 2006. Thousands of students walked out of class and...
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While the White House finds itself mired in controversy, Congress is moving forward on legislation. For the past two weeks, the Senate Judiciary Committee has debated the Gang of Eight’s immigration bill, tackling dozens of amendments on each day. The bill is expected to hit the Senate floor by June.

But many questions remain. Namely, what the House’s version of the bill will look like and whether Republican House Speaker John Boehner of Ohio will allow the Senate bill to come to a vote at all.

On Monday’s NOW with Alex Wagner, the panel parsed the future for immigration reform and how the current controversies facing the White House might even help it.

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Controversy, an immigration bill's best friend?

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