in line

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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend: line - being next in a line of succession; "he was in line for the presidency"
succeeding - coming after or following line - awaiting something; especially something due; "people were in line at the checkout counter"; "she was in line for promotion"
eligible - qualified for or allowed or worthy of being chosen; "eligible to run for office"; "eligible for retirement benefits"; "an eligible bachelor" line - one behind another in a line or queue; "they waited in line for the tickets"
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Which is another way of saying that 2.7 million aliens who were living here in violation of our laws were rewarded with the most coveted prize in the world--free access to America and the road to citizenship--ahead of all those millions of others who were doing the right thing by standing in line and applying for immigration through legal means, and complying with our laws.
People silently walked a picket line for hours on end, or sang freedom songs from dawn to dusk, or simply stood in line at a door they knew would not be opened, hour after hour, day after day." But the doors did ultimately open -- and may again.