With the government shut down and the two parties faulting each other, senators from both parties were looking for an agreement to end the crisis.
But as happened in September — when a tentative deal fell apart after the president’s hard-line advisers and conservative supporters revolted — the meeting went nowhere.
Here’s a look back at the events that lead to the bring of a government shutdown over DACA.
Senate Democrats appear ready to block legislation to keep the government funded past midnight, gambling that President Trump will offer concessions in the face of a crisis.
With no immigration deal in sight, Republicans are eyeing a stopgap bill to keep the government open past Friday, sweetening it with an extension of the child health program.
The request by the Trump administration for immediate review is an unusual step after a judge ordered the administration to restart the program.