TIME: Schumer, McConnell: Immigration Deal Looks Unlikely

WASHINGTON — The Senate’s two top leaders put on a show of camaraderie as their chamber launched its immigration debate, but also laid down markers underscoring how hard it will be to reach a deal that can move through Congress. “We really do get along, despite what you read in the press,” Senate Minority Leader…

via Chuck Schumer and Mitch McConnell Predict a Tough Road Ahead for an Immigration Deal — TIME

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FISA: Surveillance Program Extended

#AceNewsReport – Jan.11: Editor says as this was due to happen Congress Is About To Vote On Expanding the Warrantless Surveillance of Americans: This was reported on Wednesday: Group of bipartisan lawmakers says blanket collection of the communications by Americans is unconstitutional. @RonWyden @RandPaul @RepZoeLofgren among lawmakers who want reforms to FISA 702 before voting […]

via (WASHINGTON) #FISA Latest: Congress Vote Expanding Warrantless Surveillance of Americans Data: Bipartisan lawmakers says blanket collection of the communications is unconstitutional. @RonWyden @RandPaul @RepZoeLofgren among lawmakers who want reforms to FISA 702 before voting to reauthorize it #AceNewsDesk reports — Ace News Services

NY Salvadorans Panic, 200k Protected Statuses Revoked

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — The Trump administration has revoked protected status for 200,000 immigrants from El Salvador, which means they could be deported if they don’t leave on their own. WCBS 880’s Alex Silverman spoke to Salvadoran families in New York who fear they’ll be torn apart. Rodman Sorano’s parents have been living in the…

via New York’s Salvadoran Families Fear TPS Roll Back Will Tear Them Apart — CBS New York