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

Alexandra Wilts
Washington DC
Thursday 15 February 2018 22:11
Comments
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.

More follows...

Register for free to continue reading

Registration is a free and easy way to support our truly independent journalism

By registering, you will also enjoy limited access to Premium articles, exclusive newsletters, commenting, and virtual events with our leading journalists

Already have an account? sign in

By clicking ‘Register’ you confirm that your data has been entered correctly and you have read and agree to our Terms of use, Cookie policy and Privacy notice.

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the Google Privacy policy and Terms of service apply.

Join our new commenting forum

Join thought-provoking conversations, follow other Independent readers and see their replies

Comments

Thank you for registering

Please refresh the page or navigate to another page on the site to be automatically logged inPlease refresh your browser to be logged in