Working Together for Comprehensive Immigration Reform/Border Security

A conservative Southern Republican and a liberal Midwestern Democrat are…

A conservative Southern Republican and a liberal Midwestern Democrat are forging a new friendship around immigration reform, and their bond could help the House reach a deal on the contentious issue.

Immigration issues have long given rise to odd political alliances in Congress, but the newfound camaraderie between a conservative white Southerner and a liberal Latino from the Midwest could help seal the deal on a sweeping immigration overhaul this year.

Republican Rep. Trey Gowdy of Spartanburg, S.C., and Democrat Luis Gutierrez of Chicago, Ill., are about as far apart in manner and ideology as they could be.

Read more at Usatoday.com.

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