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WATCH LIVE: White House may address latest on immigration debate

Editor’s note: The White House canceled this briefing at 4 p.m. today.

WASHINGTON — A Republican lawmaker says moderate senators from both parties are near a compromise that would offer young “Dreamer” immigrants a route to citizenship and provide $25 billion over a decade for President Donald Trump’s border wall with Mexico.

White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders is holding a briefing at 4 p.m. EST today. Watch her remarks in the player above.

The roughly two dozen senators have been seeking middle ground for weeks.

It was unclear how their package will be received by Republican and Democratic leaders. So far, no plan has emerged that seems likely to win the 60 votes needed to clear the Senate.

South Dakota Sen. Mike Rounds says the agreement would provide a 10- to 12-year path to citizenship for many Dreamers — immigrants brought to the U.S. illegally as children and here without permanent protection from deportation. The Dreamers wouldn’t be allowed to sponsor their parents for citizenship.

PBS NewsHour will update this story as it develops.

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