The Trump administration says it is willing to offer a path to citizenship for up to 1.8 million people who are in the country illegally.
The government shutdown ended with a promise that the Senate will take up the fate of DACA recipients next month. But that outcome was still unsatisfactory for many immigrant advocates because they've heard this before. Some have been fighting for the DREAM Act since they were teenagers and are now nearing 40.
NPR's Mary Louise Kelly speaks with Sen. Charlie Dent, R-Pa., about how the House is looking to pass a DACA bill. He has asked Speaker Ryan to bring two bipartisan bills to a vote, which he thinks have a chance to pass.
The Senate is voting to restore government funding through Feb. 8. After the final vote, the stopgap bill goes to the House and then to the president.
Over the past year, three lawsuits have alleged that President Trump is failing to obey the Constitution's anti-corruption clauses. One suit has been dismissed. Now another is about to get a hearing.
Trump has continued to own a business empire while serving as president. That has revealed that expectations about handling presidential wealth, businesses and brands was about norms not laws.
Organizers of the women's marches planned for this weekend, including a big expected one in Las Vegas on Sunday, discuss what's changed since last year and their hopes for this year.
The short-term measure passed the House Thursday evening after a key bloc of conservative Republicans said they would support it. Passage in the Senate is still unclear as funding runs out Friday.