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Trump’s Draft Amnesty: Unlimited, Forever, and Before a Wall Is Built

A near-final draft of the White House’s unlimited and forever amnesty bill says the administration wants $25 billion for a wall over the next 5 years, and will not cancel the chain-migration or visa-lottery inflows until the last of the 4 million foreigners now in the pipeline have arrived in the 2030s.

Paul Ryan gavel farewell (Mark WIlson / Getty)

Shutdown Fever Grips Washington, DC

Senate Democrats are uncertain about triggering a government shutdown over amnesty for DACA recipients, but the White House is preparing the federal government for the possibility.

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Sen. Flake Trades Tax Vote for Promise of Amnesty Debate

The immigration concession won by departing Arizona Sen. Jeff Flake in exchange for his vote on the tax bill is both a taken prize and warning flag for what promises to be a brutal and high-stakes debate over amnesty, corporate subsidies, and immigration reforms.