With shutdown over, attention turns to immigration reform

With the government spending and debt ceiling debates now tabled for a few months, a number of lobbyists are hoping to steer lawmakers’ attention back to immigration reform and finish the work they started earlier this year.

But is it too late?

“I was optimistic a few months ago,” Steve Case, chief executive of investment firm Revolution and a vocal proponent of immigration reform in Washington, said about the chances of a bill moving through Congress this year. “I’m a little more cautiously optimistic now.”

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