When Congress took off for the two-week Easter recess, the so-called "Gang of Eight" Senators had not finished their work on immigration reform. So the AFL-CIO and the Chamber of Commerce took up what some called the only remaining issue, a guest-worker program for unskilled immigrants, which scuttled George Bush's effort six years ago. Over the weekend, they announced a deal, leading to agreement from South Carolina Republican Lindsay Graham and New York Democrat Charles Schumer. But another Senate player, Florida Republican Marco Rubio, says the celebration is "premature." Are elements of the new coalition unhappy? What about border security and the "path to citizenship" for guest workers and the 11 million illegals already here?
The Road to Immigration Reform: Rough as Ever
David Nakamura - Washington Post - @davidnakamura, Saket Soni - National Guestworker Alliance - @Saket_Soni, Tamar Jacoby - ImmigrationWorks USA - @tamarjacoby, Mark Krikorian - Center for Immigration Studies - @MarkSKrikorian, Clarissa Martínez de Castro - UnidosUS - @WeAreUnidosUS