DACA Deal Or No Deal? Reports Are Mixed

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About an hour later, the president returned to Twitter, posting that he does not "believe the Democrats really want to see a deal on DACA".

"Welcome back to the studio", Trump said to the pool reporters at the start of a cabinet meeting Wednesday in the White House. And I hope we can move forward with it.

"A lot of it is waiting to see what Congress and the executive branch is going to say", de la Rosa said.

The federal government is now accepting applications to renew permits under the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals.

The proposal presented by the bipartisan Gang of Six was a path to citizenship for undocumented immigrants who came to the U.S. as children - beyond just those who were enrolled in DACA when it ended, according to lawmakers and sources familiar with the meeting. "You tell me who the public will blame if this doesn't get done".

Negotiations over a deal on the DACA program, which has protected undocumented immigrants brought to the United States as children from being deported, froze this week after Trump derided African nations as "sh-hole countries" and asked why more immigrants couldn't come from Norway during a closed-door meeting with lawmakers to discuss a bipartisan immigration proposal. Dick Durbin, D-Ill., praising the courage of Sen. When they got there, he wasn't alone: Representative Bob Goodlatte and Senator Tom Cotton, two of the most stridently anti-immigrant members of the Republican caucus, were already with him. That's probably going to be hard. These are people who came here, a lot of them illegally, but were given a protective status because of events in their country like earthquakes. After that, priorities change. "So great great news for DACA that we will now be able to do DACA renewals". "Why are we having all these people from shithole countries come here?" We need to pass a clean DREAM Act.

DETROW: Of course the bill doesn't have to pass unanimously. The resolution, of course, is unlikely to go anywhere in the Republican-controlled House. It would reduce legal immigration levels by 25 percent. Bob Goodlatte and Kevin McCarthy, according to Sen. Republicans want a bill that deals with these individuals and includes money for building the wall.

Trump a year ago ended the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, which provided young immigrants with protection from deportation along with the ability to work legally in the United States. Sadly, there's nothing in recent history that suggests such a debate is possible in the current political climate.

California Attorney General Xavier Becerra brought the lawsuit together with the attorneys general for Maine, Maryland and Minnesota, as well as the University of California, DACA recipients and others. But neither Mr. Trump nor the White House denied the reports detailing his comments when they first emerged a day earlier. Lindsey Graham (R-SC) - Thursday that would have given DREAMers a chance at legal status and a path to citizenship, while restricting them from sponsoring their parents, eliminating the diversity visa lottery, and funding some border projects. He's played a key role in the latest round of negotiations. The remarks, Durbin said, were "vile, hate-filled and clearly racial in their content". I'll be on the phone today with my Republican colleagues and my Democratic colleagues begging them to support this measure.

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