It looks as though the next big issue to be debated in Washington, along with the spending bill, will be immigration reform. Donald Trump has already stated he would be willing to negotiate on DACA in return for funding a border wall. But now he is telling Republicans in private that a 2,200 mile physical wall is not needed during the negotiations on immigration reform.
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President Trump on Thursday laid out his demands for an immigration deal to Republican senators, making clear he doesn’t expect Congress to build a physical 2,200-mile concrete wall along the U.S.-Mexico border.
Instead, the president wants Congress to increase security along the border by ratcheting up patrols, surveillance and fencing, in return for relief for Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program recipients in an immigration deal that could be tied to the 2018 spending bill.
“People want to paint that it’s some 2,000-mile long, 30-foot-high…
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