By invoking the tough Clint Eastwood-esque language, he convinced Republicans he was a true believer.
During a closed-door meeting to discuss the proposal, Trump reportedly questioned why the US would accept more immigrants from Haiti and "shithole countries" in Africa. The program will be operated under the same terms as before the Trump administration rescinded the program on September 5, the agency said.
Late in the campaign, Trump said, "For those here today illegally who are seeking legal status, they will have one route and only one route: to return home and apply for re-entry under the rules of the new legal immigration system".
"Yes because you have heard from [Senate Majority] Leader [Mitch] McConnell and [House] Speaker [Paul] Ryan who said they will put the bill onto the floor if the president agrees to it", said McCarthy. Indeed, he doubled down on his demand for this wall in a tweet after his White House kumbaya session.
That's because Trump sabotaged his own leverage in bipartisan negotiations over an immigration deal when he reportedly asked lawmakers why the USA accepts immigrants from "s-thole countries" - Haiti, El Salvador and nations in Africa - but doesn't take more from Norway.
"I read those comments later last night, the first thing that came to my mind was very unfortunate, unhelpful", the Wisconsin Republican said Friday at the WisPolitics Luncheon in Milwaukee.
Ryan recalled his own family history of emigrating to the USA from Ireland.
"I was definitely surprised because I saw it on my facebook feed". And I think that this is an area that's tailor-made for a bipartisan solution.
The White House is in full negotiations with Congress over creating legislation that would replace the DACA program, which permits various undocumented immigrants who came to the United States as children to work and live in the country.
Trump has decided, for example, to end the TPS status granted to about 200,000 people from El Salvador following a devastating natural disaster in the Central American country. "We should strike now" and reach a deal, he said. Trump rejected the plan, reportedly saying "Why do we want all these people from shithole countries coming here?" Trump told senators in the Oval Office, according to a source briefed on the meeting. But Democrats shouldn't get too excited by the order, as the Trump administration will surely appeal - and it could well prevail in a higher court. While it's unclear what the proposal contained, Trump, who apparently saw the provisions, thought it made chain migration and the diversity lottery system "worse".
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For his part, Trump that an emerging bipartisan DACA deal was "a big step backwards" and Democrats were "not interested in life and safety".
No doubt better border security and a more logical guest worker visa program are essentials, but all these issues can be dealt with after Congress passes a budget, which is the real priority now. "Get smart, MAKE AMERICA GREAT AGAIN!"
But large majorities of Americans, including Democrats and Republicans, want Dreamers to stay. "Take care of our Military, and our Country, FIRST!"
-Mexican border and other changes to immigration law that are opposed by most congressional Democrats.
President Trump, who fancies himself the ultimate deal-maker, got things moving Tuesday, calling together leaders from both parties.
For example, Democratic Representative Henry Cuellar said in an interview on Wednesday that the legislation should include protections from deportation for parents of Dreamers.