Monthly archives: February, 2018

Immigration bills fail in Congress, leaving ‘dreamers’ in limbo

Weeks of intense negotiations for a bipartisan deal on immigration collapsed in Congress on Thursday, leaving hundreds of thousands of young undocumented immigrants facing possible deportation. The rejection of four proposals in the Senate, coupled with a lack of consensus in the House, underscored the immense political pressures on Republicans and Democrats alike. Immigration has …

U.S. Senate showdown over ‘Dreamer’ immigrants seen Thursday

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – A bipartisan Senate plan to protect young illegal immigrants from deportation and pour billions of dollars into border security appeared headed toward a Senate showdown on Thursday as wary Democrats signaled that a solution could be close. The new bipartisan plan would protect from deportation 1.8 million immigrants, known as “Dreamers,” brought …