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The Latest: Collins, Graham appeal to Trump on immigration

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A bipartisan group of senators pitching an immigration bill is pushing back against criticism from the Trump administration
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The Latest: Presidential veto threatened on immigration plan

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WASHINGTON - The Latest on immigration legislation in Congress : 12:30 p.m. The White House is threatening to veto a bipartisan Senate immigration proposal and says the emerging deal would "produce a flood of new illegal immigration in the coming months." The Senate's debate on immigration is aimed at finding a way to help young immigrants brought to the U.S. illegally as children who risk deportation because they lack permanent authorization to stay in the country.
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White House rejects bipartisan Senate immigration plan

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WASHINGTON - The White House stuck to its hard-line immigration approach on Thursday and said advisers would recommend that President Donald Trump veto a bipartisan U.S. Senate proposal to protect young "Dreamer" immigrants and tighten border security.
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Trump administration wary about bipartisan Senate immigration plan

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WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump's administration stuck to its hardline immigration approach on Thursday and suggested it would not support a bipartisan U.S. Senate proposal to protect young "Dreamer" immigrants and tighten border security.
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The Latest: Senate leaders readying blame over immigration

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WASHINGTON - The Latest on immigration legislation in Congress : 11:45 a.m. The Senate's party leaders are pointing fingers of blame amid growing doubts that any immigration proposals will get enough votes to survive. Showdown votes may come Thursday. Republicans are backing a plan by President Donald Trump that offers a chance for citizenship for up to 1.8 million young "Dreamer" immigrants, as well as providing $25 billion for his proposed wall with Mexico and restricting legal immigration.
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The Latest: Trump pushes Senate on 'merit-based immigration'

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WASHINGTON - The Latest on immigration legislation in Congress : 10:20 a.m. President Donald Trump says Congress should be - in his words - "strongly considering a system of Merit Based Immigration" as the Senate works on an immigration plan to protect young "Dreamers." The president says on Twitter that a merit-based system would allow the United States to "have the people ready, willing and able to help all of those companies moving into the USA!"
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