The SECURE Act would provide a pathway to permanent resident status for over 400,000 immigrants who have Temporary Protected Status after fleeing natural disasters and civil unrest in their home countries.
While 38 states have approved of adding the amendment to the Constitution which would enshrine equal legal protections for women, some legal and procedural questions surround the state approval process.
The decision to prevent the relief from passing came despite another 6.6 million people filing for unemployment benefits last week, bringing the total number of Americans who've said they've found themselves jobless in the past three weeks.
"Where's the Republican leadership in Congress to say 'no'?" Senator Ben Cardin asked in an interview with Fox News Sunday.
Trump has repealed one piece of anti-corruption legislation, and threatened others.
In February, the Trump administration imposed sanctions on 25 individuals and entities in Iran, which it said were just "initial steps" in its effort to counteract what it sees as provocations.