Then came a report Thursday that Trump had asked in an immigration meeting why the US would take immigrants from "shithole countries." Sensitivities had already been running high within the Democratic caucus about the President's requirements to end the diversity visa lottery program and cut family-based migration categories as components of any deal to preserve the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program. Trump has maligned the diversity visa program as selecting countries' "worst people" and "really the worst of the worst" -- an incorrect statement. United in pressuring leadershipThe issue, Grijalva said, has united the tri-caucus groups -- a term for the Congressional Black Caucus, Hispanic Caucus and Asian Pacific American Caucus. 2 Democrat, Dick Durbin, included a deal on the diversity lottery in his compromise proposal that was rebuffed by the President on Thursday.
Source: Ethiopian News January 12, 2018 11:03 UTC