When he got to Haiti, Trump asked why the U.S. wants more people from Haiti and African countries.
"The language used by me at the DACA meeting was tough, but this was not the language used".
"Of course there's no deal", he said, claiming he'd made "a pretty big offer on my end" to let DACA recipients stay in the country and claiming that Democrats "have not offered anything legitimate in return. That's what we're working on but we've pretty much got a bill".
House Speaker Paul Ryan called Trump's comments "very unfortunate" and "unhelpful" Friday. He added, "Never said "take them out.' Made up by Dems".
"This makes it MORE urgent for Congress to act and end this chaos", he wrote.
I am proud to be Haitian-American, and I will continue to fight for the dignity and safety of every member of the District's immigrant communities. "Probably should record future meetings - unfortunately, no trust!"
"There are scores of Republicans who have shifted their position to follow the president", said Rep. Steve King, R-Iowa. ".in the course of his comments, (the president) said things which were hate-filled, vile and racist", Durbin told reporters.
The comments reportedly alarmed and mystified the people attending the meeting. "He's said openly he wants to provide DACA relief, he said that as Homeland Security secretary".
"The American ideal is embraced by people all over the globe". Numerous visas typically go to people from African nations. Diversity has always been our strength, not our weakness.
"What about a clean DACA bill now, with a commitment that we go into a comprehensive immigration reform procedure?" proposed Feinstein.
I really believe they're going to come up with a solution to the DACA problem, which has been going on for a long time.
"I might not have a document saying that I am a citizen, but I love this country", she said. "That's not how a president behaves".
Reports of his language that referred to people of color from other countries created a fire storm of criticism from both major parties and critics overseas who said they could not be described as anything but racist. They had been shielded from deportation by Obama-era regulations that President Donald Trump has ended and will expire in March. I want to stop the massive inflow of drugs.
A bipartisan working group of senators has reached an agreement on parameters for an overhaul of the nations' immigration laws.
But if he rejects a bipartisan deal to shore up his hard line base, it's Trump - not Congress - shutting government down.
The sources spoke on condition of anonymity because they weren't authorized to publicly describe the conversation. Norway Prime Minister Erna Solberg visited the White House Wednesday. Durbin said people would be allowed to stay in the USA who fled here after disasters hit their homes in places including El Salvador, Guatemala and Haiti.
Trump made the remarks when Democratic Sen. The program, which aims to provide visas to people from countries with low rates of immigration to United States, now distributes up to 50,000 visas a year.
"Wall was not properly funded, Chain & Lottery were made worse and US would be forced to take large numbers of people from high crime. countries which are doing badly", he wrote.
Congress has to make a budget deal by January 19 or face shutting down the federal government - except for essential services. Any agreement would likely be put into a spending bill that would need 60 votes to pass the Senate and would also need bipartisan support in the House, where there have also been different ideas floated as to how to address DACA and border security.