DACA Deal Eludes Congress As Government Shutdown Looms05:17

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Lawmakers in Washington are trying to pick up the pieces of a deal on immigration after inflammatory comments from President Trump derailed talks last week. Some Democrats have threatened to withhold their votes on a spending bill to keep the government open beyond Friday without protection for the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, known as DACA.

Here & Now's Robin Young breaks down the day's political news with NPR's Domenico Montanaro (@DomenicoNPR).

This segment aired on January 16, 2018.


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