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Working on bipartisan immigration reform

3 years 3 months 1 week ago June 20, 2013 Jun 20, 2013 Thursday, June 20 2013 June 20, 2013 7:03 AM in News

WASHINGTON - Lawmakers say they want to pass sweeping, bipartisan immigration reform within a matter of days.

After secret talks, key senators on Wednesday night said they're close to an agreement to tighten U.S. borders and grant legal status to people living in the U.S. illegally.

Several officials say the bill calls for doubling the number of border agents, completing hundreds of miles of fencing along the U.S.-Mexico border and purchasing new surveillance drones.

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