Senator John McCain and other backers of the immigration reform are aware that the bill is losing momentum as Republicans continue to oppose the legislation. As congress goes into their summer recess in August, McCain emphasizes the need for organizations to wage campaigns in congressional districts to assert the need for immigration reform and pressure Republicans to pass the bill.
Although the immigration reform bill passed the Senate with a 68-32, supporters are now only hoping for the House to pass a limited bill so that it would require a House-Senate conference. This way, the House and Senate can negotiate on the bill and combine measures to create legislation that they both agree on.
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