Thursday, November 30, 2023
A dispute in Congress over immigration has become central to the consideration of a U.S. aid package to Ukraine and Israel. The Associated Press reports on the latest. "Congress is scrambling in a few short weeks for a deal that would greatly restrict the asylum and humanitarian parole process used by thousands to temporarily stay in the U.S. while their claims are being processed in the backlogged system. . . . Pushed to the negotiating table by Republicans, the Biden administration is considering the long-shot effort as the price to be paid for the president’s $106 billion year-end request for Ukraine, Israel and national security needs."