Copyright 2017 NPR. To see more, visit KELLY MCEVERS, HOST: We are again just a few days away from a potential government shutdown. A deal in Congress to keep the government open is being threatened by a debate over immigration, specifically over protections for immigrants known as DREAMers. These are the roughly 700,000 people who are in the U.S. illegally and who were brought here as children. NPR's Kelsey Snell has more from Capitol Hill. KELSEY SNELL, BYLINE: Nobody on Capitol Hill says they want a shutdown, but as President Trump said today... (SOUNDBITE OF ARCHIVED RECORDING) PRESIDENT DONALD TRUMP: It could happen. The Democrats are really looking at something that is very dangerous for our country. They are looking at shutting down. They want...
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Democrats Want Protection For DREAMers Included In Government Funding Bill