"Welcome back to the studio", Trump said to the pool reporters at the start of a cabinet meeting Wednesday in the White House. We need the wall for safety. The Department of Homeland Security counts 690,000 people now enrolled in the program, known as Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals.
"I've not read one of them that's inaccurate", Durbin said.
A memo co-authored by former Clinton communications director Jennifer Palmieri, obtained by The Daily Caller, admits the Democratic Party needs to protect illegal immigrants brought here by DACA in order to ensure those additional votes. He explained that Rep. Steve King (R-IA) "has been warning that trading DACA amnesty" would "lead to amnesties of any kind to be used as a bargaining chip in every other immigration battle going forward".
Trump, who purportedly questioned Thursday why people from "shithole countries" wanted to emigrate to the United States, asked Congress to create a immigration bill in exchange for funding for the border wall.
Gen. Xavier Becerra on Wednesday praised a ruling by a federal judge that blocks the Trump administration's decision to end protections for an estimated 700,000 young people who were brought to the United States illegally as children. Steve King, an Iowa Republican and one of most conservative voices in the House who opposes legal status for Dreamers.
Former hostage Joshua Boyle charged with sex assault, forcible confinement
Boyle, 34, is facing eight counts of assault , two counts of sexual assault and two counts of unlawful confinement. The Taliban denied the accusations of rape and murder. "Yes", the judge replied, and Boyle walked off screen.
But Trump has also previously suggested that he would seek indirect payment from Mexico to fund the wall. "He's a fine and admirable general ... but we flat disagree on this".
He will need to enlist the support of some Democrats to pass a bill that protects the almost 800,000 Dreamers. "He said these hate-filled things and he said them repeatedly".
"You're playing with people's lives".
That decision has set off a fierce debate in Washington as Democrats and Republicans spar over how to provide relief for about 800,000 immigrants who could face deportation when the program ends March 5.
"I walked out there [Tuesday] believing that we could come to some kind agreement, and then [Thursday] it blew up again", Heitkamp said. Without a DACA legislative solution, the country stands to lose $433.1 billion in economic growth nationally, IL stands to lose $2.3 billion in GDP, and employers nationwide will lose $6.3 billion in employee turnover costs nationwide.