65% of likely Pa. voters support immigration overhaul, poll shows

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In Washington, senators are debating an overhaul of the immigration system. In Philadelphia, supporters of immigration reform presented new data showing that legislation has support from a majority of Pennsylvania voters. Patience Lehrman, an immigrant from Cameroon, is the director of SHINE, a project at Temple that provides support to elderly immigrants. "I want you all to join me this morning and ask our senators and our congressmen, and let them know that this is the time, that now is the time," she said.