Trump Says Won't Sign Immigration Bill Without Funding for Border Wall

Today Trump says the bill must include funding for a border wall.

If it's the former, he's going to have to disappoint Tom Cotton; if the latter, he'll need to tell 700,000 people who grew up in the United States, lived by its laws, and contributed to its prosperity that this isn't their country anymore.

On Thursday an Arizona senator announced a bipartisan deal was reached by some senators. We're going to end the visa lottery program.

On Thursday, reports surfaced that Trump referred to Haiti and African nations as "s--hole countries" in a meeting that day with lawmakers.

Durbin - who founded the movement to protect DREAMers, youths illegally in the USA through no fault of their own - is one of the lead Democratic negotiators.

But Trump also added, "There are large areas where you don't need a wall".

"I would be cautious about saying we've got a deal".

In the ruling issued on Tuesday, Judge Alsup said the Trump administration has the obligation to re-accept the renewal applications to the DACA from those individuals who had previously received the benefits of this scheme but are now running out of protection.

Sanders did not care about the filmed proof in that instance, and the White House, evidently, doesn't care about the proof now as officials attempt to deny that they extracted Trump's statement from the transcript intentionally.

The Department of Homeland Security counts 690,000 people now enrolled in the program, known as Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals.

"If Trump doesn't win in three years, they're all out of business", he told reporters. "Why do we want all these people from Africa here? It's a bipartisan proposal which we've worked on for four months in the Senate, and I don't know what happens next".

"We were hoping for that, but the president is not prepared to do that at this moment", Durbin said.

The U.S. Catholic bishops "are encouraged by the consensus" that emerged from a White House meeting that a legislative solution for DACA is "urgently needed", said the chairman of the bishops' Committee on Migration.

. He also called for ending the diversity visa lottery, a State Department program that gives residents of nations with few migrants coming to the USA a chance for a green card, and for ending family-based migration (called "chain migration" by its opponents) that allows extended family members of immigrants already in the us legally to come to the U.S.as well.

Republican Sens. Tom Cotton and David Perdue and Republican Reps. "But [I] got great reviews by everybody", the president said before his first cabinet meeting of the year at the White House.

President Donald Trump's meeting with bipartisan lawmakers on immigration Wednesday leaves Republican and Democratic leaders scrambling to agree on a plan.

JOAQUIN CASTRO: We shouldn't trade the lives of 800,000 young people - young DREAMers for a wall across the United States of America.

"We have different groups working on it right now".

  • Leroy Wright