The U.S. Senate voted 82-15 on Tuesday afternoon to proceed with debate on the long-awaited “Gang of Eight”-sponsored immigration reform bill, setting up a long and heated fight over how to move forward with the 11 million immigrants living illegally in the country.

Host Carmen Russell-Sluchansky spoke with Peggy Orchowski, a congressional correspondent for Hispanic Outlook and author of “Immigration and the American Dream: Battling the Political Hype and Hysteria,” to discuss the story.