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Trump proposes wall-for-DACA in bid to end U.S. government shutdown


WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump proposed an immigration deal on Saturday in a bid to end a 29-day partial government shutdown, including temporary protections for "Dreamers" and other immigrants, but Democrats immediately dismissed it.

Giving no ground on his demand for $5.7 billion to fund a U.S.-Mexico border barrier as part of any bill to fully reopen the government, Trump's package sought to pile pressure on Democrats by appealing to immigrants they have tried to help.

   

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