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Trump Allies Want Immigration Tweet Before They Vote for Bill

  • Aide says White House will support House GOP compromise
  • Dreamer protections said to include merit-based component
Views Of The U.S. Capitol As Obstacles Await Lawmakers During Its Three-Week Stretch
Photographer: Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg

House Republicans are rushing to assemble a compromise immigration bill for a vote next week alongside an existing conservative proposal, a strategy that a White House official told GOP lawmakers has President Donald Trump’s blessing.

Stephen Miller, the main architect of the Trump administration’s approach on immigration, met with GOP lawmakers at the Capitol on Wednesday and told them this was probably their last and best chance to pass conservative immigration legislation, according to a person in the room who asked not to be identified when describing private meetings.