Both House and Senate Groups Nearing Agreement On Immigration Deal

The U.S. Capitol dome and U.S. Senate in WashingtonThe bipartisan group of House members that has been meeting quietly for nearly four years to discuss an overhaul of the nation’s immigration system is nearing agreement on a framework, and is briefing their respective leadership this week. On Thursday, the four Democrats in the eight-person group — Representatives Xavier Becerra of California, Luis V. Gutierrez of Illinois, Zoe Lofgren of California and John Yarmuth of Kentucky — briefed Representative Nancy Pelosi of California, the House Democratic leader. The Republicans of the group — Representatives John Carter and Sam Johnson, both of Texas, Mario Diaz-Balart of Florida and Raúl R. Labrador of Idaho — met with Speaker John A. Boehner on Friday.

New York Times: Bipartisan House Group Nearing Agreement on Immigration Blueprint

Reuters: Senators aim to reach bipartisan immigration deal next week

Washington Post: Senate group considers large reduction in family visas as part of immigration deal

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