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Feinstein Helps Negotiate Bill to Give Illegals a Citizenship Path

A bipartisan group of Senators finished hammering out a deal on immigration on Thursday. Democratic California Senator Diane Feinstein was instrumental in negotiating the bill. Benjamin Shaw reports f

Feinstein Helps Negotiate Bill to Give Illegals a Citizenship Path

A bipartisan group of Senators finished hammering out a deal on immigration on Thursday. Democratic California Senator Diane Feinstein was instrumental in negotiating the bill. Benjamin Shaw reports from Capitol Hill.

California has approximately three million undocumented immigrants. Feinstein says a majority of her constituents want to give them a pathway to citizenship.

Feinstein : So that people can come out of the shadows, work legally, work honestly, and prevent this sub-rosa workforce.

She says, if passed, the compromise immigration bill will do that. And secure the borders.

Feinstein says the compromise is far from perfect. But says it's a balanced bill that has a real chance of passing.

From Capitol Hill, Benjamin Shaw, KPBS News.