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GOP donors send letter urging Congress to back immigration bill




The US Capitol in Washington, DC, is seen February 28, 2013.
The US Capitol in Washington, DC, is seen February 28, 2013.
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In Washington, efforts to overhaul the country's immigration laws have stalled in the House. 

Today, a coalition of high profile GOP donors sent a letter to Republican lawmakers urging them to back immigration reform.

Former Commerce Secretary Carlos Gutierrez — who founded the Super PAC "Republicans for Immigration Reform" — is leading the charge. The New York Times reported on it this morning and with more we're joined by their reporter Ashley Parker.