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Wed May 9, 2018, 03:20 PM

Rebel U.S. House Republicans seek to force 'Dreamer' immigration vote

Source: Reuters


Rebel U.S. House Republicans seek to force 'Dreamer' immigration vote

Richard Cowan

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A breakaway group of Republicans in the U.S. House of Representatives plans on Wednesday to defy their leaders and join with Democrats in an attempt to force action on legislation that would protect young, illegal immigrants from deportation.

The rare move could trigger a House debate next month on four bills to replace the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program, which President Donald Trump opposes, and potentially break a congressional stalemate on immigration.

Congress has struggled for years to overhaul immigration law, deadlocked over an issue that Trump exploited to great effect in the 2016 presidential campaign and that is already key in races heading into Novemberís congressional elections.

Under the bipartisan effort, whichever of the four bills gets the most votes, and at least a majority of the House, would be sent to the Senate for consideration.


Read more: https://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-immigration-congress-daca/rebel-u-s-house-republicans-seek-to-force-dreamer-immigration-vote-idUSKBN1IA2UY

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