Congress is debating immigration reform, and an accelerated timeline means that the issue will likely be front and center during Congress' July 4 recess.
In that time, you'll likely hear quite a bit about lawmakers weighing in on immigration issues.
To prepare you for that, here are five charts that get to the heart of the current immigration issue so you can know what you're talking about.
1. According to the Migration Policy Institute, between 2010 and 2030 first- and second-generation immigrants together are projected to account for all growth of the U.S. labor force. This is one of the motivations for a process to legitimize current immigrants.
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