After signing a proclamation at a Martin Luther King Jr.
The remarks drew a firestorm of criticism, including accusations that the president is a racist and speculation that this could stall talks on immigration reform.
As it stands, they have a little over a year left before their temporary status expires. The White House itself does not deny it.
The AU's mission in Washington expressed its "infuriation, disappointment and outrage" at the comment and demanded a retraction as well as an apology.
"On this day, we should be recognising their grace, courage, loss, hardship and heroism", the actor wrote in Time.
He carried on to say Trump's words were "more than mere insensitivity or even nationalism", adding that "those standards are not disgraceful enough". It is not true. "He said those hate-filled words". As president, Trump has reportedly said that he believes Haitians coming to the United States "all have AIDS". "The largest group's El Salvadoran, the second is Honduran and the third is Haitian".
The latest remarks, Odinga said, were hypocritical because Trump's administration is still doing business with several African countries, Kenya included. "There is a serious need for dialogue between the U.S. administration and African countries".
South Africa protests to USA embassy over Trump "shithole" remark
"The African Union Mission wishes to express its infuriation, disappointment and outrage over the unfortunate comment made by Mr. The outcry over Trump's remarks dominated news coverage on Friday and has complicated efforts to reach a deal on immigration.
In a strongly-worded statement, the United Nations said it was impossible to describe his remarks as anything other than racist, while the Vatican decried Trump's words as "particularly harsh and offensive".
That was the nature of this conversation.
The African group of ambassadors to the United Nations have issued an extraordinary statement condemning the "outrageous, racist and xenophobic remarks" by U.S. president Donald Trump, and demanded a retraction and apology. When you speak about chain migration, it hurts them personally.
"It's one thing to ask if he's a racist and that's OK, but the next thing is, since this continues to happen there needs to be something to dynamic, some kind of leverage", Ryan said.
Among other objections, Mr Trump said the plan did not provide proper funding for the proposed wall that he made a centre-piece of his election campaign.
Democratic senator Dianne Feinstein called the comments "beneath the dignity of the presidency" and said Trump's desire to see more immigrants from countries like Norway was "an effort to set this country back generations by promoting a homogeneous, white society".