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Boston Tragedy Delays Immigration Bill

The Boston tragedy will delay introduction of the immigration bill that was slated for Tuesday.

A group of eight lawmakers, equally divided between Republicans and Democrats, planned to formally introduce the bill Tuesday, although a press event with activists, business leaders and religious groups was delayed until later in the week after the tragedy at the Boston marathon.

Sens. Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., and John McCain, R-Ariz., planned to meet with President Barack Obama Tuesday to discuss the legislation with him, according to a person with knowledge of the plan who spoke on condition of anonymity to discuss the private meeting. Immigration legislation is a top second-term priority for the president.

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