Talks over protecting Dreamers pick up in Congress, but agreement still elusive

By: - December 6, 2022 4:00 pm
U.S. Sen. Kyrtsen Sinema (D-AZ) speaks at a news conference after the Senate passed the Respect for Marriage Act at the Capitol Building on Nov. 29, 2022, in Washington, D.C. (Photo by Anna Moneymaker/Getty Images)

U.S. Sen. Kyrtsen Sinema (D-AZ) speaks at a news conference at the Capitol Building on Nov. 29, 2022, in Washington, D.C. Sinema and Thom Tillis, a North Carolina Republican, are still in talks on a draft proposal that would create a pathway to citizenship for up to 2 million undocumented people, often referred to as Dreamers, who are either enrolled in the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program or would qualify for it. (Photo by Anna Moneymaker/Getty Images)

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Ariana Figueroa
Ariana Figueroa

Ariana covers the nation's capital for States Newsroom. Her areas of coverage include politics and policy, lobbying, elections and campaign finance.

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