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 …

White House reels as FBI director contradicts official claims about alleged abuser – The Denver Post

WASHINGTON – The White House struggled Tuesday to contain a widening crisis over its handling of domestic violence allegations against a senior official, as it reeled from sworn testimony by the FBI chief that directly contradicted what President Donald Trump’s aides had presented as the official version of events. FBI Director Christopher Wray told the …