"[With] the agreement between business and labor, every major policy issue has been resolved on the Gang of Eight," he said -- referring to a bipartisan group of senators working on comprehensive immigration reform.
Schumer said the legislation is "on track" for committee mark-up in April and a debate and vote on the floor of the Senate in May.
He said the group of four Democrats and four Republicans will still probably have "little kerfuffles" -- disputes -- as the agreements in principle are drafted into specific legislative language, but expressed optimism the Senate could forge a deal on comprehensive immigration reform in the near future.
"I don't think any of us expect there to be problems," he said.
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