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Bipartisan Senate group says they're close to an immigration deal

Susan Collins and Common Sense Coalition
Sen. Susan Collins and the "Common Sense Coalition" after a meeting last month on the government shutdown. Photo: Tom Williams / CQ Roll Call via Getty

The bipartisan group of senators called the “Common Sense Coalition,” led by Sen. Susan Collins, met this morning to work toward an immigration deal. They claim they're closing in on an agreement, which Sen. Lindsey Graham said would likely include a path to citizenship for 1.8 million "dreamers," $25 billion for border security and would not allow parents of "dreamers" to be sponsored for citizenship.

What's next: Collins told reporters they're fine-tuning the language, and GOP Sen. Jeff Flake and Democratic Sen. Tim Kaine say they'll release a proposal by the end of the day.