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Immigrant Dreamers: Immigration Activists and Base Supporters

immigrant dreamers: The vote set the stage for hundreds of thousands of federal workers to return on Tuesday, cutting short what could have become a messy and costly impasse, according to Toronto Star. The House approved the measure shortly thereafter, and Trump later signed it behind closed doors at the White House. They relented in return for Republican assurances that the Senate will soon take up the plight of young immigrant dreamers and other contentious issues. But by relenting, the Democrats prompted a backlash from immigration activists and liberal base supporters who wanted them to fight longer and harder for legislation to protect from deportation the 700,000 or so younger immigrants who were brought to the country as children and now are here illegally. But there were deep divides in the Democratic caucus over strategy, as red-state lawmakers fighting for their survival broke with progressives looking to satisfy liberals' and immigrants' demands. Read more Why a U.S. government shutdown holds risks for Democratic senators facing re-election Article Continued Below U.S. government shutdown spoils Trump's first-year celebrations react-text 155 Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer at Capitol Hill on Monday. /react-text Drew Angerer / GETTY IMAGES U.S. Embassy in Israel will move to Jerusalem by 2019, Mike Pence says Democrats climbed onboard after two days of negotiations that ended with new assurances from Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell that the Senate would consider immigration proposals in the coming weeks. ( As reported in the news.