US President Barack Obama has called for immigration reform, including a path to citizenship for the 11 million undocumented immigrants in the US. Reforms have been stalled for years but nowa new push is being made.
The US president has decried a US court's move to block the White House from ending the DACA program, which protects 800,000 migrants. Disagreements in Congress could prompt a government shutdown this month.
The US Congress reaching a bipartisan deal shielding hundreds of thousands of so-called Dreamers from deportation and averting a looming government shutdown promised to be tough, but doable. Then two things happened.
Donald Trump is defending his pledge to build a "big, beautiful wall" on the US's border with Mexico. The president says his position on his most popular campaign promise "has never changed or evolved."
As a political novice proud of his unpredictability, Trump took office with predictions for his term all over the map. Nearly a year on, DW's Michael Knigge asked three former officials for a review and a forecast.
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