Talks over protecting Dreamers pick up in Congress, but agreement still elusive

Possible agreement would extend controversial Title 42 policy, which allows the United States to turn away noncitizens seeking asylum during a health crisis

By: - December 7, 2022 4:00 am
U.S. Sen. Kyrtsen Sinema, D-Arizona,

U.S. Sens. Kyrsten Sinema, an Arizona Democrat, (pictured) and Thom Tillis, a North Carolina Republican, are still in talks on a draft proposal that would create a pathway to citizenship for up to 2 million undocumented people, often referred to as Dreamers, who are either enrolled in the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program or would qualify for it. (Anna Moneymaker/Getty Images)

Our stories may be republished online or in print under Creative Commons license CC BY-NC-ND 4.0. We ask that you edit only for style or to shorten, provide proper attribution and link to our web site. Please see our republishing guidelines for use of photos and graphics.

Ariana Figueroa
Ariana Figueroa

Ariana covers the nation's capital for States Newsroom. Her areas of coverage include politics and policy, lobbying, elections and campaign finance.

MORE FROM AUTHOR