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The goal of the White House meeting was to discuss how to reach an agreement between Democrats and Republicans, while still accomplishing the President's push for a wall along the United States border with Mexico and other changes to the United States immigration system - something Democrats widely oppose.
Trump and his fellow Republicans, who control the U.S. Congress, have been unable to reach agreement with Democrats on a deal to resolve the status of an estimated 700,000 young immigrants whose protection from potential deportation under the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, or DACA, program ends in early March.
Trump announced in September his plans to terminate the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program, but he gave lawmakers a six-month window to pass a legislative deal before the temporary work permits begin to expire at a rate of almost 1,000 per day.
While the President has floated renewing the programme in exchange if Democrats agree to fortified border security, potentially including advancing the border wall, liberal lawmakers have resisted those types of conditions. Trump expressed a willingness to be flexible in finding an agreement as Democrats warned that the lives of hundreds of thousands of immigrants hung in the balance. "It should be a bill of love", Trump said.
Sen. Lindsey Graham of SC urged President Trump Tuesday to back his efforts to pass comprehensive immigration reform. Heidi Heitkamp of North Dakota and Jon Tester of Montana, as well as Democratic Rep. Henry Cuellar of Texas, who frequently votes with Republicans on immigration and border issues - a sign that the White House is looking to pick off as many Democrats as it can even if it can't work with the party's key negotiators. "Because I respect them".
Representatives and senators attending the meeting with the White House are faced with tough negotiations.
"If you want to take it that further step, I'll take the heat", Trump responded.
Republicans were adamant that Trump's call "means the wall", but that Trump acknowledges that it does not need to cover the entire length of the border, because of geographic barriers.
"We don't oppose building a wall, but that's certainly not our first priority", said Eric Ruark, director of research at NumbersUSA.
His concern is about efforts by Trump and some congressional lawmakers to include issues not related to immigrants brought into this country by their parents as children who were covered under the program Trump scuttled in September. "If they come to me with things I'm not in love with, I'm going to do it. And we are going to build the wall", the president said Monday at an event in Knoxville, Tennessee.
He also called for an end to "chain migration" and to the green card lottery system.
Trump repeatedly supported the idea of the wall, but he began the meeting saying that he would back whatever bill Congress sends him. Jeff Flake, R-Ariz., one of the attendees.
Charlotte won't wear a uniform and will need to bring a lunch box from home at Willcocks, where her schedule will be jam-packed. This morning, Kensington Palace shared photos of Princess Charlotte before she attended her first day of nursery school .
Police cordoned off the station and the square where the blast happened as the bomb squad moved in to investigate. Police also said the woman in her 40s, also taken to the hospital, had wounds on her face and both legs.
In early December, he had met Pakistan's Army Chief General Qamar Javed Bajwa at the Pakistan Army headquarters in Rawalpindi. Difa-e-Pakistan (Defence of Pakistan) Council (DPC) is an alliance of Islamist groups in Pakistan, including Saeed's outfit.
She added that the Obama administration ended the appointments of members appointed by President George W. The Republican-controlled Congress has thus far continued to fund these programs at previous levels.
According to the National Weather Service , Temperatures definitely continue to look VERY cold for New YearsEve through Tuesday. This will be some of the coldest conditions we've seen for our area in a while, so make sure you have that warm gear ready.
Gal Gadot and Halle Berry are among the stars who have been tapped to present at the Golden Globes 2018 awards show on January 7. He said: "I'm Seth Meyers and I'm hosting this year's Golden Globes... and we've got a lot to talk about".
Football great George Weah has reportedly been elected the new President of Liberia after nationwide polls on Boxing Day. Weah, a former soccer star, garnered 38.4 percent of the vote in the first round against Boakai's 28.8 percent.
Monday morning was an ordinary working day in Russian Federation where Orthodox Christmas will be celebrated on January 7. A number of people taken to hospital are said to be in a life-threatening condition.
There is lots of Premier League experience in this group of players though, mixed with some youthful exuberance. But that goes on the back burner for now as Antonio Conte's men begin their battle for the FA Cup .
However, the foreign minister said she did not know how long it would take before Guatemala's embassy was in Jerusalem. Israel occupied the West Bank, including East Jerusalem, during the 1967 Arab-Israeli War.
Firefighters were able to take control of the fire and put it out before it could cause major damage to the rest of the home. A man died at an Abington apartment complex yesterday in a fire that remains under investigation.
HTC reveals the Vive Pro upgrade and wireless adaptor
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P!nk will perform national anthem at Super Bowl
Whether or not the Eagles make it to Super Bowl LII, Philly will be represented at the big game this year. The singer has been vocal about her views on President Donald Trump and his response to the protests.
Massive fire breaks out at Kanjurmarg's Cine Vista Studio
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Erdogan: Turkey 'tired' of European Union membership process
Last year, a referendum also granted Mr Erdogan sweeping new powers - further straining his country's relationship with the EU. A dozen demonstrators, mainly ethnic Kurds, later tried to reach the presidential Elysee palace, but police pushed them back.
Apple says iOS is vulnerable to Meltdown and Spectre issues
Researchers at Google's Project Zero and academic institutions and discovered the issues past year and disclosed them this week. IDC estimated that there are 1.5bn PCs in use around the world today, out of which 90pc are powered by Intel processors.
1 dead, 19 tourists injured in Egypt hot air balloon crash
The Valley of the Kings, which has dozens of ancient tombs, including that of King Tutankhamun, is located just outside the city. In 2016, balloon flights were temporarily halted in the city after more than 20 people were injured in a similar accident.
YouTube responds to Logan Paul controversy
The statement was widely criticised for having a self-promotional, rather than apologetic tone. "I am just here to apologise". What do you think of Logan Paul's YouTube blunder? "He'll only continue to grow" in popularity, she said.
Packers part ways with Dom Capers, defensive coaches
Capers installed a 3-4 defense when he was hired in 2009 and the change from a 4-3 scheme found early success. To this point, Linsley is the only offensive player for the Packers to play every snap this season.