Given temporary legal status under a programme started by former President Barack Obama, these "Dreamers", as they are called, were brought into the USA, largely from Mexico and Central America, as children.
Democrats say the problem lies, in a big way, with the president's flip flopping on key issues. It would, though, mean furloughs for some federal employees - including some civilian defense workers.
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Democrats are demanding a budget deal should include protections for young immigrants known as "Dreamers" brought to United States as children, yet Republicans who control both chambers of the Congress have shown no signs of including a "Dreamers" protection in the bill.
Republicans control the Senate but with Senator John McCain undergoing cancer treatment at home in Arizona, they will need at least 10 Democrats to reach the 60 votes required to pass a spending Bill.
House Speaker Paul Ryan urged the Democratic Senators to avoid a government shutdown. Either way, you're probably wondering, did the government shut down? "When Democrats start paying our armed forces and first responders we will reopen negotiations on immigration reform".
Trump, Schumer meet, no deal reached
The measure passed the House on a mostly party line 230-197 vote. "We always do, even though it's their fault", Hatch said. The standoff also forced Mr Trump to cancel his planned departure on Air Force One to Mar-a-Lago on Friday afternoon.
But it is unclear if there are enough votes to pass it in either the House or Senate.
Moments before the deadline, White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders attempted to mitigate the fallout with a statement she shared on Twitter, calling the government's funding lapse the "Schumer Shutdown".
"Initially we talked about our military and the fact that our military can not be held hostage any longer by a broken Congress that continues to have 60 vote, cloture votes in the Senate, and hold our military men and women hostage".
The government of then President Barack Obama was last shut for more than two weeks in October 2013.
Ohio Hospital Groups Urge Government To Renew CHIP Funding
On Tuesday, House Republican leadership released a continuing resolution that would keep the government funded for one month. Almost 220,000 OH children are covered by CHIP, but funding for the program expired in September.