Jun 8, 2018 - Politics & Policy
House GOP leaders craft framework for Dreamers compromise
House Republicans have crafted the framework for a bill granting options to Dreamers in obtaining citizenship through a new visa system, reports Politico. Conservatives are meeting with Paul Ryan to discuss the framework on Friday.
The big picture: A bill has not been drawn up yet, but the framework of one being presented by House Republicans represents a step toward compromise on a key piece of immigration law.
The details: The outline includes two options addressing the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, however, Politico was only able to identify one.
- The identified option creates a new visa program that Dreamers, and other immigrants, can apply for after earning a certain amount of "points." It would end the visa lottery program President Trump has maligned throughout his presidency.
- The plan also abolishes the ability for immigrants to sponsor married adult children and adult siblings.