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Trump complains about allowing immigrants from 'shithole' countries

Los Angeles Times / Entertainment 178 sources

As he rejected a bipartisan compromise Thursday to resolve the standoff over so-called Dreamers, President Trump asked participants in an Oval Office meeting why the U.S. should accept immigrants from “shithole countries” in Africa,…

Trump attacks protections for immigrants from ‘shithole’ countries

The president’s comments on immigrants from El Salvador, Haiti and other nations surprised lawmakers.

Trump pans immigration proposal as bringing people from 'shithole countries'

The Guardian / US

Trump disparaged El Salvador, Haiti and other countries after being presented with a proposal to restore protections for immigrants, according to aides

‘Here is what my #shithole looks like’: African countries and Haiti react to Trump’s remark

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia — President Trump’s dismissal of Haiti, El Salvador and African nations as “shithole countries” whose inhabitants are not desirable for U.S. immigration shocked people around the world and provoked swift condemnation.…

Trump calls migrant countries 'shitholes'

Sky News

President Donald Trump has questioned why the US should allow more immigrants from "shithole countries" during a meeting with legislators about a proposed bipartisan deal on immigration.

Trump Slams Protections For Immigrants From 'Shithole' Countries

The president reportedly suggested the U.S. needs fewer immigrants from Haiti and Africa, and more from places like Norway.

Trump questions taking immigrants from 'shithole countries': sources

Reuters

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump on Thursday questioned why the United States would want to have immigrants from Haiti and African nations, referring to some as "shithole countries," according to two sources familiar with the…

Trump: Why allow immigrants from ‘shithole countries’?

WTOP.com

President Donald Trump questioned Thursday why the U.S. should permit more immigrants from "shithole countries" after senators discussed revamping rules affecting entrants from Africa and Haiti, according to three people briefed on the…

Trump blasted for ‘shithole’ comment about Haiti, Africa

New York Post

President Trump is under fire for making “ignorant, racist” comments over reports that he derided Haiti and Africa as “shitholes” on Thursday. “The president’s comments are ignorant, racist with a complete disregard for the human dignity…

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