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House Immigration ‘Compromise' Would Mean Sweeping Changes

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A proposed compromise up for a House vote next week would make hard-line changes to the legal immigration system in exchange for protections for young immigrants.
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House GOP unveils bill for young immigrants, $25B for border

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WASHINGTON - House Republicans unveiled a “discussion draft” of a sweeping immigration bill that includes a path to citizenship for young immigrants, $25 billion in border security - including advance funds for President Donald Trump's wall with Mexico - and cuts to family-based visas in favour of those for immigrants with skills.
It also responds to widespread concern over the sharp rise of families being separated at the border by proposing to keep children in detention with their parents, undoing rules that limit the time minors can be held in custody.
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House GOP unveils bill for young immigrants, $25B for border

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WASHINGTON - House Republicans unveiled a "discussion draft" of a sweeping immigration bill that includes a path to citizenship for young immigrants, $25 billion in border security - including advance funds for President Donald Trump's wall with Mexico - and cuts to family-based visas in favor of those for immigrants with skills.
It also responds to widespread concern over the sharp rise of families being separated at the border by proposing to keep children in detention with their parents, undoing rules that limit the time minors can be held in custody.
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House GOP unveils bill for young immigrants, $25B for border

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The Most Cynical Part of the House GOP's Draft Immigration Bill

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House Republicans on Thursday released a draft of the “compromise” immigration legislation they intend to vote on alongside a more conservative measure next week. The bill, as expected, centers around President Trump's “four pillars” for reform: a solution for Dreamers, border security, the diversity lottery, and family-based immigration. It also includes language to “end” family separation at the border that the Trump administration could also just stop doing on its own, but instead has chosen to play games with.
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Rocky road ahead for 'Dreamer' immigrants bill in U.S. House

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WASHINGTON - House Speaker Paul Ryan, the U.S. Congress' highest-ranking Republican, on Thursday said he could not guarantee passage of compromise legislation meant to address the uncertain status of hundreds of thousands of young "Dreamer" immigrants.
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House immigration bill includes ‘Dreamer' visas, money for border wall

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WASHINGTON - The Latest on Congress and immigration legislation :
5:15 p.m.
House Republicans are reviewing a discussion draft of a sweeping immigration bill that includes a visa system for young “Dreamers” and other immigrants and $25 billion for President Donald Trump's promised border wall with Mexico.
The measure released Thursday sticks to Trump's immigration priorities while trying to unite the party's conservative and moderate factions.
It limits visas for extended family members and shifts to a merit-based immigration system. The young Dreamers, who have been living in the United...
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