U.S. Senator Shelby says 'agreement in principle' reached on border security

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Republican Senator Richard Shelby, one of the congressional negotiators working on border security funding, said late on Monday that an "agreement in principle" had been reached.

Speaking to reporters after a meeting of negotiators, Shelby did not give an outline of the deal but said staff members will work out the details.

(Reporting by Richard Cowan; Writing by Eric Beech; Editing by David Alexander)