April 18, 2013
Ajna Opiotennione, 28, of Washington, who emigrated from Ethiopia, poses for a portrait after attending the “Rally for Citizenship,” a rally in support of immigration reform, on Capitol Hill in Washington, on April 10. A bipartisan group unveiled an immigration bill on Thursday that includes a pathway to citizenship for the nation’s 11 million immigrants with illegal status.
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Four Democratic and four Republican senators formally unveiled a sweeping immigration bill Thursday at a news conference attended by traditional opponents from big business and labor, conservative groups and liberal ones. The lawmakers argued that this time, thanks to that broad-based support, immigration overhaul legislation can succeed in Congress.
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