Eric Cantor

GOP moderates push immigration debate as White House and Ryan reopen talks

GOP moderates push immigration debate as White House and Ryan reopen talks

President Donald Trump and House Republican leaders have reopened negotiations over the fate of young undocumented immigrants and border security, resurrecting the politically explosive issue of immigration that has stymied the GOP.

In a days-long uprising, GOP moderates fearful of continued inaction ahead of the midterm elections employed a rarely used legislative maneuver to force Speaker Paul Ryan, R-Wis., and White House officials back to the negotiating table.

The overall efforts on Thursday have focused on a path to permanent residency for the hundreds of thousands of "Dreamers" left in limbo after Trump canceled the program last year. Crucial to the...

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