Lucille Roybal-Allard

Trump's talks with Democrats may finally end stalemate in Congress over 'Dreamers'

Trump's talks with Democrats may finally end stalemate in Congress over 'Dreamers'

A nearly two-decade stalemate over the legal status of hundreds of thousands of young immigrants moved closer than ever to resolution Thursday as a president eager for tangible victories proved willing to get one by abandoning a position dear to many of his supporters.

The tentative agreement, worked out over dinner Wednesday night between President Trump and the top two Democrats in Congress, could give legal status to nearly 800,000 so-called Dreamers, people who came to the country illegally as children.

The move came slightly more than a week after Trump announced that he would end an Obama administration program known as DACA that provided Dreamers a shield against...

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