Gang of Eight

Michael Tomsic

"A good first step." That's how some North Carolina immigration advocates and business leaders are describing the immigration overhaul filed in the U.S. Senate Wednesday.


Michael Tomsic

 Immigration advocates in Charlotte are waiting anxiously for a group of U.S. senators known as the "Gang of Eight" to unveil their plan for immigration reform.

That plan may create a path to citizenship for immigrants in the country illegally. But advocates are concerned that immigrants may also lose something as part of a deal – a chance to reunite with their families.