Editorial: Try, try again: Where legalization of undocumented immigrants goes from here

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New York Daily News

After more than 30 years of circular conversations and legislative wrangling, immigration advocates finally came close to a mass legalization program, only to snatch defeat from the jaws of victory: Senate Parliamentarian Elizabeth MacDonough Sunday ruled that the measures could not be included in the $3.5 trillion budget reconciliation bill, which requires only the approval of a bare majority to pass. We approach that nonpartisan procedural judgment with resignation, but also a renewed sense of determination that Democrats and President Joe Biden dig deeper into their toolbox to resolve a fes…

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