Chuck Schumer: ‘Gang of 8’ close to immigration dealPublished: Mar 22, 2013 9:00 am By: KATE NOCERA
"The New York Democrat told Hispanic media outlets Thursday he was confident a deal would be reached in the days ahead, although the group is unlikely to be unveiled before the end of the Easter recess.
“About 90 percent of the issues, including the path to citizenship, are settled,” Schumer said, adding that the group was meeting “hours” a day, and he was putting “more time into this than any other single issue.”
He expects the Senate Judiciary Committee to take up the bill in April before floor debate in the late spring or early summer."
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