Trump accuses Democrats of holding immigration deal


On Sunday, Trump tweeted that any deal to extend the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program that protected Dreamers "is probably dead because Democrats really don't want it".

The Trump administration says it will resume accepting renewal requests for a programme that shields from deportation young Caribbean and other immigrants who were brought illegally to the United States as children.

After a federal judge on Saturday ordered the Trump administration to temporarily keep the DACA program going, dreamers have been encouraged to continue applying for their renewal applications.

Democrats have been demanding protections for recipients of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, which the Trump administration has made a decision to end, in exchange for border security funding that could include money for Trump's promised border wall.

Consider, for example, these facts about the 195,000 Salvadorans and 50,000 Haitians who've been welcomed under "temporary protected status" here for many years but would be sent home by 2019 under Trump's plan: almost 90% of Salvadorans and 81% of Haitians hold jobs and pay taxes.

With just four days until a spending deadline, the government could be heading for a shutdown on the one-year anniversary of Donald Trump's presidency.

Government funding expires midnight on Friday without a deal in place, and some government functions will begin to go dark.

"Chain migration" occurs when immigrants enter the USA through sponsorship from family members already settled in the country.

A bipartisan group of six Senators had reached an agreement on an immigration deal, but it was rejected by the President as a "big step backwards". Trump wants to include in the deal money for a US-Mexico wall for border security and changes to the lottery and so- called "chain migration".

"Like other nations that have merit-based immigration, President Trump is fighting for permanent solutions that make our country stronger by welcoming those who can contribute to our society, grow our economy and assimilate into our great nation", the statement said.

"I think we have a lot of sticking points, but they are all Democrat sticking points", Trump said.

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"I hope that we are actually going to work on fixing DACA", said Representative Mia Love on CNN's "State of the Union" program on Sunday.

Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky., was another defender of the president, appearing on NBC's "Meet the Press" to insist that Trump couldn't be a racist because of work he had done to help Haiti in the past.

"I'm telling you, he did not use that word", Sen.

"I appreciate Sen. Durbin's statements and have enjoyed working with him and many others on this important issue".

Senate Minority Whip Dick Durbin's (D-Ill.) confirmation that Trump used the naughty words may suggest Democrat leadership in the Senate isn't interest in striking a deal with Trump. Lindsey Graham, who was there, told him the reported remarks were "basically accurate".

"Nielsen did dispute, however, Trump's assertion that DACA was "probably dead".

President Donald Trump says he's not a racist.

Trump has defended himself against accusations of being a racist on numerous occasions, including during his insistence that President Barack Obama was not American-born and after he opened his presidential campaign in 2015 by describing Mexicans as rapists and drug peddlers.

"I had to whip very vigorously before Christmas", Meadows said. Trump offered a vague denial in a Friday tweet, and not until Cotton and Perdue spoke Sunday did another participant challenge whether Trump had used the word "sh-hole".

"I hope we can move beyond that".