Immigration change hashed over

Lawmakers optimistic about approach that includes citizenship path

Posted: January 28, 2013 at 1:44 a.m.

Republican and Democratic lawmakers were cautiously optimistic Sunday that a long-sought overhaul of the nation’s immigration system that includes a pathway to citizenship for the 11 million illegal aliens currently in the country will clear Congress this year, the result of changes in the political landscape shown in November’s election.

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