We need immigrants - especially from developing nations

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January 13, 2018

"I suspect the Democrats are sitting there going, 'Why would we want to compromise with him on anything", said Simpson, a senior member of the House Appropriations Committee. I thought about my own family.

"Trump has always been a racist, only a racist can use such foul language", said Nancy Mulenga, a student at the University of Zambia.

He instead told lawmakers the USA should be taking in migrants from countries like Norway, whose prime minister had just visited, according to United States media.

"It's not a day to hang out in the park ... it's a day to help someone do something else", Farris said, urging Americans to help each other on the day and be "united".

On CNN, Senator Ben Cardin of Maryland, ranking member of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, said that the President's comments were "dangerous" and "do not represent America".

He said Trump used the most vulgar term "more than once".

Altidor said the US chargé d'affaires in Haiti had been summoned to explain the reported comments. "The challenge for us now is now what he said but how we respond". The Trump administration has revoked the special legal status of over 300,000 immigrants from these nations in recent months. The vast damage that the 7.0-magnitude quake caused to the island's infrastructure and economy led to the designation for Haitians of a USA immigration protection known as Temporary Protected Status.

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UN Spokesman Rupert Colville said Trump's comments, if confirmed, were "shocking and shameful" and opened the door to "humanity's worst side and go against universal values". She says many may think Haitian refugees are poor and uneducated, but she says both her daughter and her husband have Ph. It's not how a president should behave.

We have heard from conservatives who defend Mr. Trump and defend this remark. and saying that, well, these countries are shitholes, and that's why people are trying to get out of them. "Our bipartisan group continues to build support for the only deal in town".

Congresswoman Stefanik strongly believes the President's comments were wrong and contrary to our American ideals. Most of all, it's not what a president should believe. "We're better than this".

Representative Ileana Ros-Lehtinen, a Republican from Florida, criticized Mr. Trump's comments about Haitians.

Haiti was among the nations to abstain at the United Nations rather than condemn Trump's change in policy over Jerusalem. Botswana called the comments "reprehensible and racist".

One of the overarching questions as the vote on the federal budget approaches is which components of immigration reform and border security will be included. In 2017, the Nordic country was named the happiest nation on the planet and has a welfare state funded in part by large reserves of oil and natural gas.

Rene Civil, a left-wing activist in Haiti, demanded the U.S. president apologise "before the entire African continent, as well as before Haiti, the country whose blood has been used by ancestors who have served with their minds and bodies to liberate the United States itself from slavery".

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