House group nears immigration dealPublished: Apr 1, 2013 9:30 am By: JAKE SHERMAN - Politico
"A small, bipartisan House group is nearly finished with its immigration reform plan, which it hopes to announce the week of April 8 when Congress returns from recess.
But lawmakers and leadership are carefully eying several significant lingering technical issues to bring it across the finish line.
The key issues causing concern are fears about the price tag of immigration reform, the pathway to citizenship for the nation’s 11 million illegal immigrants and the process by which a slow-moving House Republican Conference might introduce and vote on a bill that would overhaul the system."
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