Democrats Fume After DACA Dropped From Budget Deal

Law360, Washington (February 9, 2018, 12:25 AM EST) -- Many Democrats opposed a sweeping budget deal and temporary spending agreement Thursday for what wasn’t in it — legislation to secure the legal status of Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals participants, known as Dreamers.

Since President Donald Trump announced his intent to sunset the DACA program in September, Democrats and liberal outside groups have pushed to tether legislation to address DACA participants to any spending deal. However the sweeping budget deal that stalled amid a brief shutdown Friday didn’t include DACA legislation — or any promise the...
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