House GOP releases compromise immigration legislation that would protect 'Dreamers,' fund wall

House Republican leaders released a draft of immigration legislation that would give “Dreamers” some protections and new funds for a border wall. The draft legislation, circulated by House Speaker Paul Ryan and other leaders to rank-and-file GOP lawmakers, is intended to be a compromise.

     

 

 


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Trump Signals Possible Support For Bipartisan Marijuana Legislation

  1. Trump Signals Possible Support For Bipartisan Marijuana Legislation  NPR
  2. Trump says he’ll likely support bill letting states set their own marijuana policies  The Hill (blog)
  3. Trump says he ‘probably’ will support bill to protect states that have legalized marijuana  Washington Post
  4. What Elizabeth Warren’s bipartisan marijuana bill does — and doesn’t — do  Boston.com
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U.S. senators offer legislation covering military action against militants

U.S. senators offer legislation covering military action against militantsBy Patricia Zengerle WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. senators announced long-awaited legislation on Monday to provide congressional authorization for U.S. campaigns against militant groups in Iraq, Syria and elsewhere, part of a push to take back authority over the military from the White House. A group of senators led by U.S. Senators Bob Corker, the Republican chairman of the Foreign Relations Committee, and Tim Kaine, a committee Democrat, proposed an Authorization for the Use of Military Force, or AUMF, that would authorize “all necessary and appropriate force” against al Qaeda, the Taliban, Islamic State and associated forces.


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Boeing studying impact of 'anti-American' legislation in Russia

Boeing studying impact of 'anti-American' legislation in RussiaBoeing Co said on Friday it was aware of an “anti-American” legislation proposal in Russia and was studying the possible impact on its business in the country. Russia’s lower house of parliament is to consider draft legislation that would give the Kremlin powers to ban or restrict a list of U.S. imports, reacting to new U.S. sanctions on a group of Russian tycoons and officials. “Boeing is aware of the draft bill and is monitoring the situation to understand what impact there may be to our ongoing business and partnerships in the region,” it said.


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Senators propose legislation to protect the privacy of users' online data after Facebook hearing

  1. Senators propose legislation to protect the privacy of users’ online data after Facebook hearing  The Verge
  2. Facebook Doesn’t Expect Revenue Impact Over Privacy Concerns  Wall Street Journal
  3. Many believe Facebook is having a negative impact on society around the world  Recode
  4. Why Facebook’s 2011 Promises Haven’t Protected Users  WIRED
  5. If I ran the Zuckerberg zoo: How Facebook should change  Chicago Tribune
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