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Immigration Could Set Stage for Big US Budget Showdown

Conservatives in the U.S. Congress who object to President Barack Obama's immigration policies are threatening to tie a must-pass budget bill to the issue, making for a possible showdown in September and raising the specter of a government shutdown. When lawmakers return from their summer recess on September 8, they hope to sprint to another long break beginning around September 19. That gives them little time to agree on temporarily funding federal agencies on October 1, the start of...

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