Illegal immigration

Sen. Kamala Harris D-Calif., speaks during a rally in support of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA), and to avoid the government shut down on Capitol Hill, Friday, Jan. 19, 2018, in Washington. ( AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana)
January 19, 2018 - 11:03 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the budget battle in Congress (all times local): 11 p.m. Senate Democrats appear to have derailed a Republican bill aimed at preventing a federal shutdown set to begin as soon as the calendar flips to Saturday. Friday's late-night vote means at least a short...
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Sen. Kamala Harris D-Calif., speaks during a rally in support of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA), and to avoid the government shut down on Capitol Hill, Friday, Jan. 19, 2018, in Washington. ( AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana)
January 19, 2018 - 9:43 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the budget battle in Congress (all times local): 9:30 p.m. President Donald Trump says efforts to avert a government shutdown are "Not looking good." Trump says in a tweet late Friday evening that it's "Not looking good for our great Military or Safety & Security...
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An aide delivers several pizzas to the office of Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell of Ky., on Capitol Hill, Friday, Jan. 19, 2018, in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
January 19, 2018 - 7:40 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the budget battle in Congress (all times local): 7:30 p.m. Administration officials say President Donald Trump would be allowed to travel to Davos, Switzerland, next week even if the government has been partially shut down. Senior administration officials told...
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An aide delivers several pizzas to the office of Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell of Ky., on Capitol Hill, Friday, Jan. 19, 2018, in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
January 19, 2018 - 7:28 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the budget battle in Congress (all times local): 7:20 p.m. The Senate has scheduled a showdown vote for 10 p.m. EST on preventing a federal government shutdown. Democrats are ready to block the Republican measure. Unless Congress approves some legislation providing...
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President Donald Trump speaks to the March for Life participants from the Rose Garden of the White House, Friday, Jan. 19, 2018, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
January 19, 2018 - 2:32 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the budget battle in Congress (all times local): 2:30 p.m. Senate Democratic Leader Chuck Schumer has left the White House after a lengthy meeting with President Donald Trump. Trump invited the Senate's top Democrat to try to reach a deal to avert a government...
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House Speaker Paul Ryan of Wis., center, walks to the Capitol Building from the Capitol Visitor's Center, Thursday, Jan. 18, 2018, in Washington. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
January 19, 2018 - 8:37 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — A bitterly divided Congress hurtled toward a government shutdown this weekend in a partisan stare-down over demands by Democrats for a solution on politically fraught legislation to protect about 700,000 younger immigrants from being deported. Democrats in the Senate have served...
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President Donald Trump greets people on the South Lawn to the White House in Washington, Thursday, Jan. 18, 2018, as he returns from Pittsburgh. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)
January 19, 2018 - 8:26 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the budget battle in Congress (all times local): 8:25 a.m. President Donald Trump will not leave for a weekend at his Palm Beach estate unless a government shutdown is averted. The White House said Friday that Trump will not head to Florida unless a funding bill...
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House Speaker Paul Ryan of Wis., center, walks to the Capitol Building from the Capitol Visitor's Center, Thursday, Jan. 18, 2018, in Washington. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
January 19, 2018 - 8:02 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — A bitterly divided Congress hurtled toward a government shutdown this weekend in a partisan stare-down over demands by Democrats for a solution on politically fraught legislation to protect about 700,000 younger immigrants from being deported. Democrats in the Senate have served...
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President Donald Trump greets people on the South Lawn to the White House in Washington, Thursday, Jan. 18, 2018, as he returns from Pittsburgh. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)
January 19, 2018 - 7:42 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the budget battle in Congress (all times local): 7:40 a.m. President Donald Trump says Senate Democrats are focused on "illegal immigration and weak borders" as a government shutdown looms. Trump says on Twitter Friday: "Government Funding Bill past (sic) last night...
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White House Chief of Staff John Kelly arrives on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, Jan. 17, 2018, for a meeting with the Congressional Hispanic Caucus. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
January 18, 2018 - 1:14 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Congressional Democrats aren't backing down from their threats to reject any government funding bill that isn't paired with protection for thousands of young immigrants, as hard-line liberal groups shrug off risks of a government shutdown. Top Senate Democrat Chuck Schumer said...
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