Trump rejected the proposal on Thursday.
Whether for Scandinavians, Salvadorans or anyone else, we will be lucky if this country retains any allure after Trump has crawled back into his hole.
The president included a pitch for allowing immigration on merit.
It's unclear now how a deal might emerge, and failure could lead to a government shutdown.
Trump still wants his border wall, though he had toned down what that means. She said he should apologize.
The NAACP is accusing Trump of "lowbrow, callous and unfiltered racism".
The White House declined to comment on the story for the Washington Post, but released a statement issued by principal deputy White House press secretary Raj Shah later.
Trump's disparaging remarks on Thursday, which also included a call to bring in more immigrants from countries like Norway, sparked intense worldwide outrage for what many condemned as plainly racist.
Without directly referring to Trump's statement, it tweeted that "US remains committed to working together w/Africans to realize the promise of a more peaceful, more productive, more prosperous 21st century Africa".
The sources spoke on condition of anonymity because they weren't authorized to publicly describe the conversation. Graham and Durbin thought they would be meeting with Trump alone and were surprised to find immigration hard-liners such as Rep.
The plan would also effectively end a visa lottery system aimed at promoting diversity.
In Thursday's meeting, lawmakers reportedly proposed restoring so-called Temporary Protected Status (TPS) permits for certain countries, while offering $1.5bn (£1.1bn) for a wall that Mr Trump wants built on the USA border with Mexico.
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One person briefed on the meeting confirmed that account to Newsday.
The United Nations' Human Rights Comissioner Rupert Colville condemned Trump in no uncertain terms, calling the president's words "shocking" and "racist".
Shockingly, Trump remained unapologetic in his claim of wanting more immigrants from countries like Norway.
He is then said to have continued adding: "Why do we need more Haitians? They should be welcomed and celebrated, not demeaned and insulted".
The significance of their agreement was initially unclear.
The White House's statement did not deny that the president made those remarks.
Senator Chris Van Hollen is also speaking out on Twitter saying that he is disgusted.
Trump past year ended the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, which provided protection from deportation along with the ability to work legally in the U.S. He gave Congress until March to come up with a legislative fix.
Democratic Sen. Dick Durbin and Republican Sen. It protects individuals from deportation, allowing them to work in the US.
Spokesman Jason Samuels says, "Sen. Our bipartisan group continues to build support for the only deal in town".
"Casual Friday at the White House is soon to include hoods and tiki torches at this rate", South African media outlet Daily Maverick wrote. Some. A few. This ended up being a prominent theme in his presidency, painting immigrants as criminals with a broad brush, such as when he traveled to Long Island to position the violence perpetrated by the MS-13 gang as an unavoidable result of immigrants entering the country illegally. They're trying to find a deal to protect young immigrants brought to the USA illegally as children. "I don't think it makes it impossible, but I suspect the Democrats are sitting there going, 'Why would we want to compromise with him on anything?'" CNN reporter Kaitlain Collins tweets that White House staff aren't concerned about the "shithole" comment, as they believe Trump's base will approve of it.