An overhaul of immigration laws has divided Republicans and Democrats for years, and a compromise ahead of the next presidential election in November 2020 is seen as a tall order. Republican Senators John Cornyn and John Barrasso told reporters that Trump would lay out his views in a speech as soon as this week.
The senators spoke as they were leaving a lunch at the Capitol with White House officials - Trump's son-in-law and adviser Jared Kushner and another senior adviser, Stephen Miller - who have been working on the plan for a couple of months. (Reporting by Susan Cornwell, Additional reporting by Steve Holland in Hackberry, Louisiana, and Roberta Rampton in Washington Editing by Phil Berlowitz)
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