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Pathway to citizenship likely to be rocky in D.C. : ; Lawmakers long against legalization will be an obstacle to immigration overhaul.

Feb 19, 2013 - Los Angeles Times (6+ months)

When Jessica Bravo came here this month to talk to her congressman, Rep. Dana Rohrabacher (R-Huntington Beach), about expanding rights for illegal immigrants, their meeting ended in a shouting match and tears.

Bravo, an 18-year-old community college student at Golden West College in Huntington Beach, was smuggled over the border from Mexico by her parents when she was 3. She recently joined hundreds of other young illegal immigrants in a campaign to confront members of Congress and ask th...