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Mexican border key to US reform on immigration

AFP, Washington

One idea being debated is to create an independent commission that will determine when it thinks the border is secure.

Advocates of immigration reform say that the debate could really go on forever.

“You’re never going to seal that border,” Napolitano said in a speech recently.

However, another key factor in the debate is that about 40 percent of the illegal aliens in the US probably entered the country legally, with a visa that has since expired, Homeland Security figures show.

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