CQ Homeland Security: Reid Says He’s Committed to Immigration Overhaul

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid reiterated his support today for a comprehensive overhaul of immigration law this year in a brief speech to the Asian American and Pacific Islander Summit on Capitol Hill.

Although a priority of President Obama, the subject remains contentious in the Senate because of concerns about border security and the issue of how to deal with 12 million illegal immigrants already in the country.