'Dreamer' deadline passes by without clear path forward

President Trump’s deadline for Congress to craft a deal for so-called Dreamers came and went Monday, and its anticlimactic passage is a clear indication that any legislative action on immigration is unlikely before November’s elections.

The official end of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program brought with it name-calling and protests, but little certainty that Congress will move forward on the issue.

Dreamers — immigrants who arrived in the country illegally as minors — protested outside the Capitol, but they were commemorating a date that no longer holds the political urgency of a hard deadline.

A California court blocked the administration’s order to end DACA, allowing some members of congressional leadership to officially kick the can down the road.

Read more at The Hill: http://thehill.com/latino/376866-dreamer-deadline-passes-by-without-clear-path-forward