New attempt in Congress to help Dreamers runs into familiar obstacles

Capitol rally to support Dreamers as the U.S. Supreme Court takes up cases against the Trump administration's push to end the DACA program. 11/12/19
A Capitol rally to support Dreamers as the U.S. Supreme Court took up cases against the Trump administration's push to end the DACA program on Nov. 12, 2019 (photo by Melanie Conklin)

WASHINGTON — Legislation creating a path to citizenship for undocumented people brought to the U.S. as children faces a new border crisis and old partisan objections, diminishing the chances it will become law despite full Democratic control of Congress and the White House.