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    Congress Plans Immigration Votes, Trump Sows Confusion

    Did the frontier just move? Thinking they were toeing the president’s line, conservative and moderate House Republicans compromised on an immigration overhaul Thursday that they hoped to vote on next week. But on Friday, President Trump said he “certainly wouldn’t sign” the bill, causing confusion that apparently prompted the White House to say the president was mistaken, and actually backed the bill. The compromise, which is more moderate than a Senate version, would provide “Dreamers” brought to America as children with a path toward citizenship, along with $16.6 billion for Trump’s border wall.

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