As of Thursday morning, Feb. 15, there were four Republican proposals, ranging from more or less parroting the president’s four pillars to pushing broad immigration reform and legalizing the parents of DREAMers.
During the third-longest such address on record, President Trump touted the strength of the U.S. economy while stressing the need for immigration reform and a powerful nuclear arsenal.
Over the next three weeks, discussions in Congress and in the media about DACA recipients and DREAMers — already heated — will intensify.
Around 2 p.m. on Monday, Jan. 22, it was clear that Democrats helped the Senate reach the 60-vote threshold to end the government shutdown. The final procedural vote to end the debate was 81 to 18.