Thousands March on Capitol for Immigration Reform

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WASHINGTON — With the presence of religious leaders, artists, politicians and thousands of immigrants, Wednesday's march was a collective call for Congress to advance an immigration reform bill that provides a pathway to citizenship for the 11 million immigrants who live in the country without papers.

Puerto Rican singer and two-time Grammy winner Olga Tañón, who joined the rally, told El Tiempo Latino, "This time I'm not coming as a singer but as the mother that symbolizes the thousands of women who are fighting being separated from their children."

The senators who have been working on immigration reform -- known as the Gang of Eight -- said they would have a draft bill by next week.

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