A new partnership will allow sheriffs from around the state to legally hold undocumented criminals for up to 48 hours so they can be deported.
Updated at 8:06 a.m. ET, Jan. 18 Congressional leaders plan to vote later this week on a month-long spending bill but the ongoing fight over immigration threatens to derail the plan days before the Friday deadline to prevent a government shutdown. Republican leaders say they are confident that Congress will vote this week to extend current spending levels until February 16 but Democrats and some far-right conservatives are threatening to block the legislation. Democrats say they are unwilling...