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Immigration compromise continues to elude lawmakers

One of the major Democratic negotiators of immigration reform legislation, Sen. Ted Kennedy of Massachusetts, says "talks have not been easy" in recent weeks.

WASHINGTON (CNN) -- As advocates for immigration reform marched at sites across the country Tuesday, their protests were aimed squarely at Capitol Hill, where lawmakers have been struggling, without success, to come up with a compromise on the contentious issue.

The White House and key lawmakers have been urgently negotiating for nearly a month, trying to come up with a new way forward, but, so far, the only agreement out of those talks is how hard it is to agree.

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-- CNN Congressional Correspondent Dana Bash
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