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Congress Struggles for Path Forward on Immigration

After legislative efforts collapsed Thursday in the Senate, lawmakers in the House and Senate struggled for a path forward to protect the “Dreamers.”

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Trump Throws A Tantrum After His Immigration Bill Gets The Fewest Votes In The Senate

Trump threw a fit and blamed Chuck Schumer and the Democrats for his immigration bill getting the fewest votes of any immigration legislation considered by the Senate. You can almost hear the tantrum in this statement by Press Secretary Sarah … Continue reading

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‘Dreamers’ left in limbo as Senate rejects immigration bills

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate left hundreds of thousands of “Dreamer” immigrants in limbo Thursday, rejecting rival plans that would have spared them from deportation and strengthened the nation’s border security. Senators dealt President Donald Trump an especially galling defeat … Continue reading

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Senate Rejects Trump’s Immigration Plan

The measure would have severely limited chain migration, ended the visa lottery, funded the border wall and resolved the fate of the Dreamers.

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Harvard's DACA students fear an immigration plan that could punish their parents and families

Campaign Action Blanca Morales, Dalia Larios, Alma Oñate and and Anthony Tucker-Bartley are the American Dream. Their immigrant parents worked two or three jobs as farm workers, landscapers, appliance technicians, and caregivers to give them a better life. Today, the four are students … Continue reading

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News Analysis: Trump Gets What He Wants in Immigration Debate: Quiet on the Right

The activism and outrage from conservatives that has killed past immigration deals is less vitriolic this time, perhaps because they sense they are winning.

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On Washington: No Room for Debate: Senate Floor Fight Over Immigration Is a Bust So Far

Over the first three days, the Senate has remained gridlocked as usual, as leaders shy away from politically charged votes.

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Over 250 groups to Congress: 'Focus on protecting Dreamers, not remaking the immigration system'

Campaign Action More than 250 immigrant, refugee, faith, labor, education, health, civil liberties, and progressive organizations—including Daily Kos—are calling on Congress to protect Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) recipients and pass the DREAM Act now. Each day that Senate … Continue reading

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Trump Threatens to Veto Immigration Bills That Don’t Meet His Demands

He once said he would sign anything that reaches his desk, but President Trump on Wednesday issued a veto threat on immigration bills that don’t reflect his stand.

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Senate Immigration Debate Gets Off to a Slow, Unhappy Start

Even as a floor debate on immigration faltered, a bipartisan group of senators was working behind the scenes to come up with a plan that could garner 60 votes.

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NYC’s Immigration Court Erodes Accommodations for Children Without Attorneys

Adi TalwarVisitors enter 26 Federal Plaza, the building many immigration hearings take place. After her father abandoned the family and her mother traveled to the U.S. to earn money for her children, Maria struggled. At home in Honduras, gang members … Continue reading

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Senate to Hold Immigration Debate — With the Outcome Unknown

On Monday afternoon, the Senate will begin a novel legislative adventure. Lawmakers will try to assemble immigration legislation that can garner 60 votes.

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