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Moderate leader Jeff Denham says Republicans have pulled off the improbable and reached a tentative immigration deal. Per Deham it includes:

- 8-year citizenship path for DREAMers

- This will apply to "a much larger number" than the 700,000 formally enrolled in the program...
- DREAMers can enroll in the military to get citizenship faster than 8 years.

- These Visa spots will not be new. Will come from "combining" other Visa programs (sounds like they'll take them from the diversity Visa program but this is not confirmed)...
- No e-verify, the controversial proposal to test that people are legal citizens before they can be employed. If true, this is a big concession from Freedom Caucus who want this badly.

- Plus there's border security/wall funding of course.
The bizarre catch here is that Denham says this deal was offered by the Freedom Caucus and accepted by moderates. Freedom Caucus chair Mark Meadows told us there was no offer or deal. Soooooo...
Also just seconds ago I asked key Freedom Caucus member Raul Labrador if he's ok with a deal that has no e-verify and he said probably not. So no one knows what's going on.
And just now Freedom Caucus negotiator Jim Jordan says there's been so much discussion back and forth he doesn't know if there's an offer. Chaos reigns!
Basically everyone says they're waiting to see the proposal, whatever it is, written down. They have til Tuesday to get that done. Otherwise it's discharge petition time.
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