Trying to find a solution to the shutdown standoff on its 29th day, President Donald Trump offered a new proposal to Democrats Saturday afternoon. In exchange for his $5.7 billion southern border wall, he's offering protections for 'Dreamers' -- young people brought into the country illegally by their parents over the next three years.
President Trump on Sunday hit Democrats for their hesitance to include protections for beneficiaries of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program in talks to end a prolonged government shutdown, despite his own administration's insistence that the program be left out of negotiations.
Republicans leaders say they’ll put two immigration bills on the floor next week to satisfy GOP lawmakers divided over how to legalize Dreamers and reform the nation’s immigration system.
The House could vote as early as Tuesday on a stopgap bill to fund the government through March 22, according to multiple GOP sources.
A government shutdown is in the rearview mirror, but the outlines of a looming immigration deal remain murky with the sides still far apart — though the latest polling suggests President Trump’s bargaining position may be strong.
The political debate over the fate of 'DREAMers' -- undocumented immigrants brought to the U.S. as children — has overlooked just how many there are in the country today: about 3.6 million.
Determined to finally solve illegal immigration, the White House submitted a 70-point enforcement plan to Congress Sunday proposing the stiffest reforms ever offered by an administration — including a massive rewrite of the law in order to eliminate loopholes illegal immigrants have exploited to gain a foothold in the U.S.
Residents of California's largely rural, agrarian and politically conservative far northern counties long ago got used to feeling ignored in the state Capitol and out of sync with major urban areas.