Bipartisan immigration compromise reached but 'premature,' say 2 senators
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WASHINGTON - Two senators from the bipartisan group negotiating an immigration overhaul say they reached an agreement but haven’t finished their work on the deal.
Democratic Sen. Chuck Schumer of New York and Republican Sen. Jeff Flake of Arizona said on Sunday that organized labor and the business leaders have reached an agreement on immigration. But they both told NBC's "Meet the Press" that the so-called Gang of Eight senators hasn't yet signed off on final legislative language.
Sen. Marco Rubio, a Florida Republican, is also part of the bipartisan group working on an immigration deal. After reports emerged on Saturday that the AFL-CIO and the Chamber of Commerce agreed on a deal, Rubio issued a statement calling a compromise "premature."
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