“We will vote today to reopen the government,” Minority Leader Chuck Schumer told the Senate. Schumer said Democrats would continue negotiating with Republicans on a bill to protect young immigrants from deportation.

| Jan 22, 2018, 23:05 IST

Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer leaves a meeting with Senate Democrats on Capitol Hill on January 22, 2018 in Washington, DC. (AFP Photo)Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer leaves a meeting with Senate Democrats on Capitol Hill on January 22, 201… Read More

WASHINGTON: US lawmakers struck a deal to reopen the federal government three days into a shutdown prompted by an impasse over immigration and border security, the Senate Democratic leader said on Monday.

“We will vote today to reopen the government,” Minority Leader Chuck Schumer told the Senate. Schumer said Democrats would continue negotiating with Republicans on a bill to protect young immigrants from deportation.

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