GOP Leaders Struggle to Avert Shutdown Following Fiery Rhetoric

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DENVER, CO - JULY 10: Jeanette Vizguerra, an undocumented immigrant from Mexico, holds her daughter Zury, 5 months, on July 10, 2011 in Denver, Colorado. Vizguerra has four children, three of whom, including Zury, were born in the U.S. as American citizens. She is facing a deportation hearing July 13 at Denver's Federal Courthouse. If Vizguerra is deported, her husband and children will stay on in the United States. Just one of millions of undocumented immigrants living in the U.S., Vizguerra first came to Colorado from Mexico City with her husband and first child 14 years before. Now an activist for the immigration advocate group Rights For All People, she also owns a janitorial service and says she has always paid state and federal taxes on her income. Some two years ago she was stopped by a traffic policemen for driving with expired tags and taken to jail when she could not prove her legal immigration status. Out on bail during court proceedings, she now faces the real possibility that she will be deported back to Mexico and separated from her family in the United States. (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)

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