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AMNESTY DEAL GAINING STEAM IN RYAN’S HOUSE

AMNESTY DEAL GAINING STEAM IN RYAN’S HOUSE

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Immigration advocates are increasingly optimistic that a deal can be reached in the House before year’s end to provide permanent protections for young immigrants brought to the country illegally.

Both Democrats and Republicans point to a flurry of working groups and bipartisan discussions on a replacement for the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program as signs that a majority of House members want to see legislation on the floor and would vote for it.

A group of a few dozen Republicans, led by Rep. Scott Taylor, DACA advocates see efforts gaining steam in the HouseGOP rep: ATF should re-evaluate bump stocksWATCH: Freshman GOP lawmaker and former Navy SEAL walks a careful line on transgender troops More(R-Va.), is preparing a letter asking Speaker Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) for a DACA fix before year’s end, according to Congressional Hispanic Caucus (CHC) Chairwoman Rep. Michelle Lujan Grisham (D-N.M.).

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