Immigration Deadline Awaits Republicans In Congress
Republicans vowed to overturn the president's executive actions on immigration, but the party is divided on how exactly to go about it.By Sebastian Martinez | February 5, 2015
Wednesday the Senate failed to take up a bill that would reject the president's executive orders on immigration — again. (Video via C-SPAN)
The bill would have funded the Department of Homeland Security, which oversees immigration policy. It also would have limited President Obama's executive action deferring deportation for undocumented immigrants who came over as children. (Video via The White House)
It was the second day in a row the Senate failed to take up the bill, with Democrats united in voting against debating it, along with both of the Senate's Independents and Nevada Republican Dean Heller.