Bottom line? The immigration bill remains on track

A bipartisan group of leading senators announce that they have reached agreement on the principles of sweeping legislation to rewrite the nation's immigration laws, during a news conference at the Capitol in Washington, Monday, Jan. 28, 2013. From left are Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., Sen. Charles Schumer, D-N.Y., Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., and Sen. Robert Menendez, D-N.J. The deal covers border security, guest workers and employer verification, as well as a path to citizenship for the 11 million illegal immigrants already in this country. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)


Bottom line? The immigration bill is still on track

Congress remains on track to pass a bipartisan immigration bill, though obstacles remain.Here's what you need to know about where the bill stands now.A Senate committee stopped several roadblocks.Sen. Ted Cruz (AP)The Senate Judiciary Committee rebuffed several efforts to amend the bill that would have doomed it in the broader Senate. One amendment, from Republican Sen. Jeff Sessions of Alabama, would have limited the number of legal immigrants. Another, from Republican Sen. Ted Cruz of Texas, would have gotten rid …

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