House Rejects Compromise Immigration Bill

The House on Wednesday rejected a Republican immigration bill that would have offered young undocumented immigrants a path to citizenship, fully funded President Trump’s border wall and put an end to family separations at the Mexican border. The bill failed on a 301-121 vote despite the backing of Republican leaders and Trump, who tweeted that… Read more »

House Leaders Seek to Resolve DACA Feud

Speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI) is making no promises on whether the House can pass a compromise bill to protect more than 1 million young undocumented immigrants brought to the United States as children. Ryan and GOP leaders have tried to sell the compromise bill to conservatives and moderate Republicans, but conservative lawmakers are still trying… Read more »

Omnibus Bill Unlikely to Include DACA Fix

Senate Democrats are unlikely to insist that the impending omnibus budget deal include protections for some 800,000 so-called Dreamers who came to the U.S. as children and now face deportation. President Trump announced last fall that he would let the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program expire in March unless Congress acted to extend… Read more »

Supreme Court Declines to Review DACA Order

The Supreme Court on Monday declined the Trump administration’s request to review lower court decisions that are keeping the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program in place. President Trump announced last fall that he would let the DACA program expire in March unless Congress acted to extend protections for DACA-enrolled undocumented immigrants brought to… Read more »

Senate Dems May Drop DACA in Budget Deal

Senate Democrats have signaled they may be open to a two-year agreement to lift budget caps on defense and domestic spending without a fix for the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program that the White House is ending. Protection for so-called “Dreamers,” the undocumented immigrants brought to the U.S. as children, was a key… Read more »