How Millions Could Get Cut Out of Immigration Reform [Infographic]

Not all of the 11 million undocumented immigrants who live in the U.S. today will gain a path to legal residency through reform. Here are eight ways legislators could carve people out of the package.

By Hatty Lee, Seth Freed Wessler Feb 05, 2013

Last week President Obama and a bi-partisan group of senators had their say on immigration reform, each outlining their principles for fixing a system all sides agree is broken. House Republicans will get their own turn today. The GOP-led House Judiciary Committee is holding hearings on immigration reform, and as Seth Freed Wessler reported yesterday, the witness list alone offers an idea of the tone to expect. If the bill gets whittled down, the chopping is expected to begin in the House. So we’ve put together a visual guide for just how that could happen, based on proposals that have been debated in previous, and failed rounds of immigration reform. -Editors