WASHINGTON (AP) - The Latest at the Senate’s immigration debate: (all instances native):
A Republican senator who offered President Donald Trump’s immigration proposal says it’s “the president’s framework bill or nothing.”
Sen. Tom Cotton of Arkansas calls the invoice “not an opening bid” for negotiations with Democrats on immigration however the “best and final offer.”
Like the proposal Trump unveiled final month, the measure would supply an opportunity for citizenship for as much as 1.eight million individuals who arrived within the U.S. as kids and stayed illegally. It would supply $25 billion for border safety, limit family-based immigration, and finish a visa lottery.
The Trump plan faces an uphill struggle within the Senate.
The Senate’s Republican and Democratic leaders say it’s going to be tricky to dealer a a success deal on immigration coverage.
Debate is predicted to finish this week with a vote on President Donald Trump’s personal proposal.
The Republican majority chief, Sen. Mitch McConnell of Kentucky, says Democrats want to again up their call for for motion with exhausting paintings on discovering an answer that Congress will move and Trump will signal.
The Democratic chief, Sen. Chuck Schumer of New York, expressed opposition to Trump’s proposal. It would pave a trail to citizenship for as much as 1.eight million younger “Dreamer” immigrants within the U.S. illegally, a entice for Democrats. Trump additionally needs $25 billion for a border wall with Mexico and different security features.
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