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The Democrats’ Hail Mary attempt to legalize millions of immigrants with no current path to citizenship or permanent legal status ended the way most such plays do: in failure.

Democrats’ hopes of including a path to citizenship for the 8 million undocumented immigrants currently living in the US in their upcoming budget reconciliation bill were dashed by a ruling from the Senate parliamentarian.

Privately, they acknowledge that the Senate parliamentarian may have doomed their effort. Publicly, they’re floating a new strategy.

A key Senate advisor on Sunday said existing rules will not allow Democrats to include a pathway to citizenship for up to 8 million immigrants as part of their upcoming social safety net bill, a significant setback for Democrats, President Biden and so-called Dreamers, immigrants brought to the U.S. as children.

Franklin Anchahua cleared thick layers of dust in offices, apartments and even in a chapel in lower Manhattan for weeks after the Sept. 11 attacks.

SOFTWARE USED BY the Department of Homeland Security to scan the records of millions of immigrants can automatically flag naturalized Americans to potentially have their citizenship revoked based on secret criteria, according to documents reviewed by The Intercept.

Our families’ difficult decisions to leave our home countries set into motion the trajectory of our new lives in the United States.

It’s a conundrum that around 200,000 dependent visa holders across the U.S currently face — “aging out” of a valid status because of a long or nonexistent path to permanent residency.

The Senate confirmed Ur Jaddou to serve as US Citizenship and Immigration Services director on Friday, delivering the agency a permanent head — and the first woman to hold that position — after years of acting leadership.

President Biden said on Thursday night that he supported a plan championed by congressional Democrats to use a legislative process intended for budget-related measures to bypass Republican opposition and legalize millions of undocumented immigrants.