Senators unveil sweeping immigration bill

Thursday, April 18, 2013 | 8:59 p.m. CDT; updated 10:58 p.m. CDT, Thursday, April 18, 2013

WASHINGTON — 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.