The program that has given her the opportunity to work and go to school legally in the United States was reinstated.
He says Trump wants to welcome immigrants who "contribute to our society, grow our economy and assimilate into our great nation", and will always reject "temporary, weak and unsafe stopgap measures" that he says "threaten the lives of hardworking Americans" and undercut other immigrants.
He adds: "I want a merit based system of immigration and people who will help take our country to the next level".
ROSE: Here's conservative commentator Ann Coulter speaking with Fox Business host Lou Dobbs after yesterday's meeting with Congressional leaders.
When President Trump made a decision to allow reporters to sit in on a major meeting on immigration policy for almost an hour on Tuesday, he seemed eager to reach a deal in a wide-ranging conversation wide lawmakers from both sides of the aisle.
According to The New York Times, the ruling means that people who were previously protected under DACA can apply to renew their status, but does not obligate the government to accept new applications under DACA. The Trump administration has proposed $18 billion over a decade to build a wall.
Democrats such as top negotiator Dick Durbin of IL had long vowed they would not fund the wall, but are accepting the request as part of a broader plan that protects from deportation about 800,000 younger immigrants illegally brought to the country as children.
But he also wrote "this was not the language used", an apparent denial, although it was unclear to what language he was referring.
The moment that President Donald Trump agreed with Sen.
Or, he could increase tariffs on imports then try to tell us Mexico is paying for it, but taxpaying USA consumers will eventually be paying for it anyway with higher prices. During the conversation Trump also questioned why the U.S would want to accept people from countries like Haiti and said the USA should want more people from countries like Norway, the aides said. It also would dramatically boost border security and immigration enforcement.
He says the focus now will be a push for immigration reform legislation, which is in discussion on Capitol Hill.
The agreement among senators came as more than 100 corporate CEOs urged Congress to "act immediately and pass a permanent bipartisan legislative solution to enable Dreamers who are now living, working, and contributing to our communities to continue doing so".
Short said the administration is concerned about a number of issues including the amount of protection at the U.S. -Mexico border and family preferences for immigrants.
Trump said in September that he was ending the Obama-era program.
Complicating the talks, Republicans released a flurry of new legislation in recent days created to placate concerns of conservatives wary of a potential bipartisan deal - and to address the fate of hundreds of thousands of other people living in the country under temporary legal protection. But two immigration hard-liners, Republican Sens. The six senators are Democrats Dick Durbin, Michael Bennet and Robert Menendez and Republicans Lindsey Graham, Jeff Flake and Cory Gardner.
On Twitter, the president later clarified that he does consider DACA and border wall funding to be tied together.
"We're going to have - more than a signal - we're going to have a very clear message this is something he'd support, that he'd sign", Cornyn said. "Never said "take them out".