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Bipartisan bill to give ‘Documented Dreamers’ path to citizenship blocked by Senate parliamentarian

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A proposed bipartisan bill aimed at giving so-called “Documented Dreamers” a path to permanent residency hit a roadblock on Sunday after Senate parliamentarian Elizabeth MacDonough ruled against including immigration reforms in Democrats’ $3.5 trillion, 10-year spending plan

Rare bipartisan support: Last week, Sen. Alex Padilla, D-Calif., and Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky., unveiled the “America’s Children Act” legislation that aims to grant children of long-term visa holders a means to apply for their own green card, the New York Times reported.

Hawaii Senator Tells Men To ‘Shut Up and Step Up’ Over SCOTUS Nominee’s Sex A‌ss‌aul‌t Accusations

Amid the outrage surrounding the United States Supreme Court nominee Brett M. Kavanaugh’s recent s‌exual a‌ss‌au‌lt accusations comes some strong words from Senator Mazie Hirono (D-Hawaii) who told men in political power to “shut up and step up.”

Earlier this week, Kavanaugh was accused of sexual assault by Palo Alto University professor Christine Blasey Ford, who claimed the a‌bus‌e h‌appened decades ago when they were still teenagers. Ford has since received both support and condemnation from both sides of the political spectrum.