Last week, a federal judge in California ruled that President Trump acted improperly by planning to end DACA in March.
"I want a merit based system of immigration and people who will help take our country to the next level".
Although it is unclear and not directly stated whether the post serves as a response to the ongoing controversy, "America First" has been one of the hallmarks of Trump's presidency and often refers to his stance on immigration.
Republicans can not pass a government funding bill without Democratic votes. Government funding expires midnight Friday without a deal in place, and some government functions will begin to go dark.
He also said in the Thursday meeting he would prefer immigrants from countries like Norway instead.
The sole Democratic participant in the Oval Office meeting, Senate Minority Whip Richard J. Durbin of IL, told reporters Friday that Trump had used the vulgar word "not just once but repeatedly" during the meeting. Late Saturday, the Department of Homeland Security said it would comply with the judge's ruling and allow the program to continue while lawsuits make their way through the courts.
President Trump is seen here speaking at an immigration with a bipartisan group of lawmakers Tuesday, January 9, 2018.
Despite Trump's claims, Democrats have pushed to provide more funding for border security in exchange for the continuation of the DREAMERS Act. Trump's staunchest supporters consider any route to citizenship for the "Dreamers" amnesty for lawbreakers.
"We do not recall the president saying these comments specifically, but what he did call out was the imbalance in our current immigration system, which does not protect American workers and our national interest", the statement said.
The comments revived charges that Trump is racist and roiled the already tenuous immigration talks.
"I am telling you that he did not use that word". Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., were mistaken in indicating earlier that that was the case.
Arkansas Sen. Tom Cotton and Georgia Sen. "DACA is not dead", she said.
"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.
The administration, along with a number of conservative Republicans in Congress, are against the senators' proposal. But he left a door open that a deal could be reached with Democrats in Congress.
Sen. Michael Bennet, D-Colo., defended the agreement as a "principled compromise" on NBC's "Meet the Press" and said, "I hope people will explore it".