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White House says immigration deal has not been reached

White House says immigration deal has not been reached

President Trump on Thursday referred to African nations as "s***hole countries" during a meeting on immigration with a bipartisan group of senators, according to a Democratic aide and another person familiar with the conversation.

"Honestly", Perdue told reporters, "we're not that far away". We are at a deal.

"I think we have been very clear about several things that we want with the DACA deal that are necessary", he said. And just a reminder - DACA stands for Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals.

Later that afternoon, after members of the six-person Senate group presented their agreement to Trump, Sen. And as NPR congressional correspondent Scott Detrow reports, there's also the hard work of selling a bill to the lawmakers who will need to vote on it.

Last night, a California judge issued an injunction barring President Trump from scrapping Obama's Deferred Action for Childhoodbitzcelt via Arrivals (DACA) program that gave DREAMers, immigrants who were brought to the USA illegally as minors but have grown up as Americans, a temporary reprieve from deportation. When they got to Haiti, we're told by Democrats he responded, why would we want so many people from Haiti here? The president went on to suggest that if Congress failed to protect those Dreamers, he would "revisit the issue", and, ostensibly, protect them himself. That's probably going to be hard.

Reports of his language that referred to people of color from other countries created a fire storm of criticism from both major parties and critics overseas who said they could not be described as anything but racist.

The tentative deal also addresses border security, including a border wall, the diversity visa lottery and chain migration.

Republicans like Pennsylvania Congressman Lou Barletta on the other.

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The spokesman added: "A state visit (invitation) has been extended and accepted and we will confirm the details in due course". Trump's cancellation was met with humour on social media, with parodies of the president's tweet trending on Twitter.

Verbatim, he said, "We need quick justice, and we need strong justice - much quicker and much stronger than we have right now - because what we have right now is a joke, and it's a laughingstock".

"We're going to continue working with members of the House and the Senate, Republicans and Democrats, to make sure that we try to get that deal done", Sanders added.

DETROW: Of course the bill doesn't have to pass unanimously. But the talks have deadlocked for weeks amid Republican demands that any changes in the young immigrants' legal status be coupled with changes in border security and some legal immigration programs. Some want big reductions in legal immigration, too.

House Judiciary Committee Chairman Bob Goodlatte, R-Va., House Homeland Security Committee Chairman Michael McCaul, R-Texas, and Reps.

Earlier on Tuesday, Trump appeared open to negotiating a sweeping immigration deal that would eventually grant millions of undocumented immigrants a pathway to citizenship, declaring that he was willing to "take the heat" politically for an approach that seemed to flatly contradict the anti-immigration stance that charged his political rise. Today Trump says the bill must include funding for a border wall.

DACA protects hundreds of thousands of young undocumented immigrants brought to the U.S. as children from deportation. She resents the current political dynamic. It's time to stop using Dreamers as bargaining chips. The White House likewise called the decision "outrageous" but didn't cite any legitimate reason why. "Then after that, they were called by their bosses and say, oh, wait a minute", he said, implying that the coverage then turned negative.

DETROW: Abrar is waiting to see the final details.

"America is and has been home to Dreamers who courageously came forward, applied for DACA and did everything the federal government asked of them", he said. California has the largest number of people who are affected by the law, also known as the Dream Act. He's played a key role in the latest round of negotiations.