WASHINGTON — The House and its conservative majority are coming under pressure to act after the Senate passed a landmark immigration bill opening the door to U.S. citizenship to millions while pouring billions of dollars into securing the border with Mexico. President Barack Obama, traveling in Africa, called Speaker John Boehner, R-Ohio, and Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., to urge them to have the House act on the issue and emphasize it’s a priority for him, the White House said Friday. But the bill’s prospects are highly uncertain in the Republican-led House, where conservatives generally oppose citizenship for immigrants living …
House faces pressure to act on immigration bill
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