Border security

Sen. Dick Durbin, D-Ill., left, and Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., walk together outside the chamber during debate in the Senate on immigration, at the Capitol in Washington, Wednesday, Feb. 14, 2018. Schumer said on the Senate floor that "the one person who seems most intent on not getting a deal is President Trump." (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
February 15, 2018 - 4:28 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate rejected both a bipartisan immigration plan and a more restrictive proposal by President Donald Trump on Thursday, suggesting the latest election-year debate on an issue that fires up both parties' voters will produce a familiar outcome: stalemate. Facing a White House...
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Sen. Dick Durbin, D-Ill., left, and Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., walk together outside the chamber during debate in the Senate on immigration, at the Capitol in Washington, Wednesday, Feb. 14, 2018. Schumer said on the Senate floor that "the one person who seems most intent on not getting a deal is President Trump." (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
February 15, 2018 - 2:19 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump would veto a bipartisan Senate compromise that would help young "Dreamer" immigrants and build his coveted border wall, the White House threatened on Thursday, fueling doubts that any immigration measures would survive showdown votes. In a written statement...
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Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell of Ky., center, speaks to reporters on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, Feb. 13, 2018, following the weekly Republican policy luncheon. McConnell is joined by, from left, Sen. Cory Gardner, R-Colo., Sen. Roy Blunt, R-Mo., Sen John Thune, R-S.D., and Sen. John Cornyn, R-Texas. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
February 15, 2018 - 1:40 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on immigration legislation in Congress (all times local): ____ 1:24 p.m. A bipartisan group of senators pitching an immigration bill is pushing back against criticism from the Trump administration. The senators are backing the spending of $25 billion on border security...
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Lebanese Prime Minister Saad Hariri, left, shakes hands with U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, at the Government House, in Beirut, Lebanon, Thursday, Feb. 15, 2018. Tillerson held talks with the Lebanese president and other officials amid a growing dispute between the small Mediterranean country and neighboring Israel over oil and gas reserves, and Israel's construction of a border wall that Lebanon says encroaches on its territory. (AP Photo/Hussein Malla)
February 15, 2018 - 9:17 am
BEIRUT (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson on Thursday said he had positive discussions in Lebanon on how to break a "stalemate" with Israel over gas drilling rights along the countries' disputed maritime border and maintain calm along the volatile frontier. Tillerson was in Lebanon on a...
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Sen. Dick Durbin, D-Ill., left, and Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., walk together outside the chamber during debate in the Senate on immigration, at the Capitol in Washington, Wednesday, Feb. 14, 2018. Schumer said on the Senate floor that "the one person who seems most intent on not getting a deal is President Trump." (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
February 15, 2018 - 8:55 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — A group of senators reached a bipartisan agreement aimed at balancing Democrats' fight to offer citizenship to young "Dreamer" immigrants with President Donald Trump's demands for billions to build his coveted border wall with Mexico. Overnight, the Trump administration denounced...
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President Donald Trump speaks during the National African American History Month reception in the East Room of the White House in Washington, Tuesday, Feb. 13, 2018. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)
February 14, 2018 - 12:07 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump sent a message Wednesday to the Senate on immigration: Pass a bill based on his priorities. The president thanked GOP Sen. Chuck Grassley of Iowa for introducing legislation similar to the immigration framework pushed by the White House. The measure would...
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The Capitol Dome of the Capitol Building at sunrise, Friday, Feb. 9, 2018, in Washington. The Senate is ready for a showdown debate over immigration, including whether to protect young "Dreamers" from deportation, in an election-year battle that's sure to electrify both parties' most fervent voters and could well end in stalemate. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
February 12, 2018 - 5:26 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate begins a rare, open-ended debate on immigration and the fate of the "Dreamer" immigrants on Monday, and Republican senators say they'll introduce President Donald Trump's plan. Though his proposal has no chance of passage, Trump may be the most influential voice in the...
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The Capitol Dome of the Capitol Building at sunrise, Friday, Feb. 9, 2018, in Washington. The Senate is ready for a showdown debate over immigration, including whether to protect young "Dreamers" from deportation, in an election-year battle that's sure to electrify both parties' most fervent voters and could well end in stalemate. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
February 12, 2018 - 1:14 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate begins a rare, open-ended debate on immigration and the fate of the "Dreamer" immigrants on Monday, and Republican senators say they'll introduce President Donald Trump's plan. Though his proposal has no chance of passage, Trump may be the most influential voice in the...
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The Capitol Dome of the Capitol Building at sunrise, Friday, Feb. 9, 2018, in Washington. The Senate is ready for a showdown debate over immigration, including whether to protect young "Dreamers" from deportation, in an election-year battle that's sure to electrify both parties' most fervent voters and could well end in stalemate. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
February 11, 2018 - 8:07 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate begins a rare, open-ended debate on immigration and the fate of the "Dreamer" immigrants on Monday, and Republican senators say they'll introduce President Donald Trump's plan. Though his proposal has no chance of passage, Trump may be the most influential voice in the...
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The Capitol Dome of the Capitol Building at sunrise, Friday, Feb. 9, 2018, in Washington. The Senate is ready for a showdown debate over immigration, including whether to protect young "Dreamers" from deportation, in an election-year battle that's sure to electrify both parties' most fervent voters and could well end in stalemate. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
February 11, 2018 - 11:35 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate will open up a rare, open-ended debate on immigration and the fate of the "Dreamer" immigrants on Monday. But the most influential voice in the conversation may be on the other side of Pennsylvania Avenue. If the aim is to pass a legislative solution soon, President...
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