The program protects almost 800,000 undocumented young people, or "dreamers", who came to America as children.
A bipartisan group of Republican and Democratic senators working to find a compromise to coincide with a looming spending bill vote on January 19, announced Thursday they had reached a tentative agreement on an immigration bill that addresses several issues, including border security and allowing young undocumented immigrants brought to the U.S.as children and known as dreamers to permanently legalize their status.
In December, the Senate's bipartisan working group asked White House Chief of Staff John Kelly to tell them what the administration would need in a DACA deal for the president to sign it. Some of the pressure groups have said they want to see Democrats force a government shutdown showdown unless they get their way.
As of September 2017, there were roughly 690,000 young immigrants protected by DACA, but thousands have already begun losing their protections in recent months. Dick Durbin, D-Ill., sitting next to him.
Trump's issue with the proposal: "Why are we having all these people from shithole countries come here?" "President Trump is committed to the rule of law, and will work with members of both parties to reach a permanent solution that corrects the unconstitutional actions taken by the last administration". He suggested that the USA should instead bring in more immigrants from from Norway.
Americans must face the fact that whatever else he is, whatever other agenda he carries, Trump harbors troubling racist sentiments that are jeopardizing the well-being of people of color, emboldening racists and, with his latest remarks, triggering worldwide alarm and disgust. But in what one GOP aide pointed to as a positive: "They're leadership".
Faced with a wave a criticism at home and overseas, Mr. Trump engaged in a belated attempt at damage control early Friday.
Inside the White House, staffers were largely unfazed, even as the political and diplomatic fallout mounted.
'Certain Washington politicians choose to fight for foreign countries, but President Trump will always fight for the American people, ' Shah said, according to CNN.
Trump's presidency yet. Kim described it as "This is as inhumane as it gets".
The president was referring to African countries and Haiti, and then suggested the United States should welcome immigrants from places like Norway, whose prime minister met with Trump on Wednesday.
"We were hoping for that, but the president is not prepared to do that at this moment", Durbin said. "That's all he cares about". Lindsey Graham brought a plan to Trump that involved cutting the visa lottery in half and while the rest would go to underrepresented countries in Africa and Temporary Protective Status nations, including Haiti. "These were the principals talking, without their aides".
On Tuesday, during a meeting with Congress members, Trump said that he was open to reviving DACA provided he receives a funding deal to build his much-talked-about wall along the US-Mexican border.