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Trump's 'common-sense compromise' on immigration to end the government shutdown isn't a compromise at all, critics say

Posted On: Jan 20, 2019   |   Posted By: Business Insider

Trump's 'common-sense compromise' on immigration to end the government shutdown isn't a compromise at all, critics say

President Donald Trump on Saturday offered Democrats an immigration deal that would exchange his requested $5.7 billion in border-wall funding with temporary protections for Dreamers and other immigrants.
The government has been shut down for 29 days over Trump's demand for the wall funding, and Congressional Democrats' refusal to grant it.
Democrats immediately seized on Trump's offer, arguing that it could barely be considered a concession, since he was the one who jeopardized Dreamers' status in the first place.
Immigration experts and advocates also derided Trump's plan, arguing that Trump should offer a permanent solution for Dreamers, and that the solution shouldn't come tied to a border wall.
President Donald Trump offered up a slew of immigration proposals on Saturday that Democrats immediately shot down as non-starters, in his latest attempt to secure funding for his long-promised border wall.
A government shutdown over the wall funding reached its 29th day on Saturday, and Trump gave a televised...

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