The deadline for Congress to pass spending legislation is midnight on Friday, and while some Democrats in previous months have promised to force a vote on a measure to ensure the safety of roughly 1.2 million undocumented immigrants that came to the United States as minors, they will instead seek to avert a government shutdown.
In early September, President Donald Trump decided to end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program (DACA), an Obama-era program which granted working permits to undocumented immigrants brought to the U.S. as children.
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DACA recipients, known sometimes as Dreamers, were left in limbo by the president, without any promise that they had a future in the only country many had ever known. The deadline is March 5, and
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