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deporting dreamers: He said the administration would not ask Congress to set a later date to give bargainers more time to reach a bipartisan deal, but said the government would not start deporting Dreamers who don't have criminal records, according to CTV. They are not a priority for deportation, he told reporters. Kelly discounted the possibility that Trump would announce a temporary extension of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program beyond March 5, when its protections could expire. Kelly spoke as lawmakers have deadlocked in an effort to reach an immigration compromise. We just don't know where 60 votes are for any particular proposal, said Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., citing the votes needed for passage. Barring an unlikely last-minute agreement, the Senate is expected to begin debating the issue next week, and it is unclear what if any plan will survive. ( As reported in the news.