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Back taxes a thorny issue in immigration bill

Amendmentmay imperil passage of Senate plan

WASHINGTON — A proposal to collect unpaid taxes from illegal immigrants, introduced in hopes of gaining Republican support for legislation to provide a pathway to citizenship for 11 million people, could complicate efforts to pass the bill, according to some analysts.

The Senate begins debate this week.

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