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North Texas Immigrants React to Reports of Trump's Profane Remarks

Donald Trump North Texas Immigrants React to Reports of Trump's Profane Remarks
Patty Aguilar | 14 January, 2018, 18:44

Pierre Labossiere was aghast when, during immigration discussions in the Oval Office Thursday, President Donald Trump questioned why the US should admit immigrants from Haiti and Africa, calling them "shithole countries".

Trump was widely reported on Thursday to have questioned in a meeting with lawmakers why the United States should accept more immigrants from Haiti and "s...hole countries" in Africa rather than from places such as Norway.

The African Union (AU) says it is angered by statements reportedly made by US President, Donald Trump in which he described Haiti and African countries as "shitholes". To no surprise, the president started tweeting this morning, denying that he used those words. During a bipartisan meeting about immigration, the commander-in-chief citied people from Haiti and other African lands as "sh*thole countries".

But people in the Nordic nation - past year named the happiest place on earth - have no desire to move to the USA, according to a report on Norwegian national TV.

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"The African Union mission to the United Nations is extremely appalled at, and strongly condemns the outrageous, racist and xenophobic remarks attributed to the USA president as widely reported by the media", Martha Ama Akyaa Pobee, Ghana's ambassador to the United Nations, said on Friday. Dick Durbin, D-Illinois, who was in the meeting, said the reports were correct. "When it came to the issue of 'chain migration, ' I said to the president, 'Do you realize how painful that term is to so many people?' African Americans believe that they migrated to America in chains. He said these hateful things and he said them repeatedly", said Sen.

"The USA we know is one that was built with blood and sweat of African slaves and immigrants from all over". "Probably should record future meetings - unfortunately, no trust!", the President tweeted.

In fiscal year 2016, 1.18 million people became legal permanent residents of the United States, according to data from the Department of Homeland Security. I want to stop the massive inflow of drugs. Macky Sall, president of Senegal, tweeted Friday he was "shocked" by Trump's words, adding that "Africa and the black race deserve the respect and consideration of all". "They reinforce abhorrent racist attitudes, and evidence of the lack of knowledge, understanding, and empathy we expect of the person who occupies the highest office in the land".

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