Calls for immigration reform are heating up today. Rallies are set this afternoon in Washington DC — and in communities up and down California — in support of reform. Tens of thousands of immigrants and their supporters are expected to turn out in DC alone.
All this as a Senate bipartisan group — the Gang of Eight as they are known — work out the final details on its long-awaited immigration bill.
KPCC's Washington Correspondant Kitty Felde updates us on where things stand this morning.
Plus, the American Action Forum, a conservative think tank, recently released some surprising research. They report that immigration reform might actually boost the economy, not hurt it. We’ll speak to the group’s president, economist Douglas Holtz-Eakin.