As I made very clear today, our country needs the security of the Wall on the Southern Border, which must be part of any DACA approval.
— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) January 10, 2018
Thanks to all of the Republican and Democratic lawmakers for today’s very productive meeting on immigration reform. There was strong agreement to negotiate a bill that deals with border security, chain migration, lottery and DACA. https://t.co/SdqAQ3aL3z pic.twitter.com/8DYHZHspAy
— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) January 9, 2018
The president had a sit down with members of congress from both parties and both houses to discuss immigration. In front of the cameras, Donald Trump seemed very agreeable to just about any proposal congress can come with stating a willingness to do DACA now and immigration reform later.
After the open door meeting, WH spokesperson Sarah Huckabee Sanders made clear that there were four key aspects to immigration that the president wanted addressed in any reform bill: border security, chain migration, the visa lottery, and the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals policy. More