President Donald Trump said Sunday that a program that shields young people brought to the United States illegally from deportation is "probably dead", blaming Democrats for it.
The president has said any deal must include funding for the wall as well as changes to make the immigration system a more merit-based structure.
An alleged description of African and other countries as "shitholes" by Donald Trump prompted outrage on Friday, even as the U.S. president appeared to deny having used the specific term.
Last February, the president said during a press conference at the White House that he was "the least anti-Semitic person you've ever seen in your entire life".
Trump stands accused of using "s-thole" to describe African countries during an immigration meeting with a bipartisan group of six senators.
Durbin and people who were briefed on the conversation but were not authorized to describe it publicly said Trump also questioned the need to admit more Haitians.
Trump addressed the issue briefly as he arrived for dinner at his private golf club with House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy of California.
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Griezmann signed improved terms in Madrid just over six months ago but speculation continues to link him with a move elsewhere.
Syria threatens to down Turkish jets over its Kurdish region
It would also sharpen tensions between Turkey and the U.S. , which supports and now openly arms Kurdish militias fighting ISIS. Earlier on Thursday, Turkey said it would seek Russia's approval for the operation, amid rising tensions with the US.
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Addressing the fresh round of talks aimed at breaking the deadlock at Stormont Mr Adams said there was "no merit" in disengaging. Party president Gerry Adams announced his intention to stand down in November after more than three decades at the helm.
"It's the opposite of what I campaigned for", Trump told Reuters in an interview. "I don't know if there is going to be a shutdown", he said. "Probably should record future meetings - unfortunately, no trust!"
Analysts and businesses say the economy could lose $215 billion in GDP if the 800,000 so-called "Dreamers" leave the labor pool, at a time when many firms are finding it hard to fill open positions.
He said the bill was a step backwards because it would force the United States "to take large numbers of people from high crime countries which are doing badly".
President Donald Trump tweeted Sunday that Democrats don't really want DACA and they want to "take desperately needed money away from our Military".
"I am stunned that this is their defense", he told WBEZ.
Says Trump: "We can not let our military be hurt".
But in another tweet on Friday the president denied that he insulted Haitians.
The comments were "clearly" racist, Kalondo said, but stressed the US was "much stronger than the sum total of one man".
She also appeared to rebut Trump's remarks from earlier in the day, with talks ongoing.