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Diaz-Balart hopeful about immigration as legislation nears



U.S. Rep. Mario Diaz Balart, R-Miami, on CNN today say the House immigration bill he is working on will be different from the Senate's -- "No doubt about it" -- but expresed hope that a final deal can be reached with the Senate.

"Conference committee is going to be difficult," Diaz-Balart said. "But so far it looks like we're at least on the same planet. And that's a step in the right direction."

[Last modified: Sunday, April 7, 2013 1:40pm]


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