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BREAKING NEWS ~ House approves immigration legislation

[JURIST] AP is reporting that the US House has approved the REAL ID Act [text], legislation aimed at preventing entry by terrorists into the country. The act sets regulations for the use of state driver's licenses by immigrants and facilitates deportation procedures. The White House gave approval [JURIST report] to the legislation earlier Thursday. Read more about H.R.418 [bill summary].

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