Donald Trump's border wall and immigration plan rejected by US Senate

Alexandra Wilts
Washington DC
Thursday 15 February 2018 22:11
Congress still has no clear path to protect Dreamers
Congress still has no clear path to protect Dreamers

President Donald Trump’s plan to reshape the US immigration system and fund his border wall has been rejected by the Senate, ultimately leaving Congress with no clear path to protect young undocumented immigrants - so-called dreamers - from deportation.

In a rebuke to the President, the Senate voted 39-60 against a proposal backed by Mr Trump. Senators also shot down two other bipartisan proposals that the President suggested he would veto.

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