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An Immigration Compromise That Makes Sense

A deal to secure Dreamers’ future – and the border – is within reach.<p>It seems increasingly likely that, on immigration, Congress will face a stark choice in the weeks ahead. It can either pass a narrowly drawn bill that attends to border security and provides legal status for Dreamers, the …

Kelly doubts Trump will extend Dreamers deadline

The White House chief of staff said the president was unlikely to give Congress more time to come up with a fix for young undocumented immigrants.<p>White House chief of staff John Kelly on Tuesday cast major doubt on the prospect that President Donald Trump would extend a March 5 deadline for …

Immigration

Why the shutdown battle is only on pause

Congress has until Feb. 8 to strike another deal or the government closes again. And the parties remain far apart on spending and immigration.<p>Washington will be back on the brink in less than three weeks.<p>Lawmakers may have pulled themselves out of a debilitating government shutdown Monday, but the …

Government Shutdown

Trump admin. moves to bar Haitians from agricultural, seasonal worker visas

The Trump administration is moving to prohibit people from Haiti — which the president allegedly insulted in a meeting last week — from applying for visas for seasonal and farm workers.<p>The Department of Homeland Security has given notice it plans to prohibit people from Haiti, as well as Belize and …

Immigration

There’s Been A Massive Shift To The Right In The Immigration Debate

President Trump’s disparaging comments in an Oval Office meeting last week about Haiti and “shithole” (or “shithouse”) African countries felt like …