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President Trump made a daring move Wednesday, mapping out the beginnings of a deal with Democratic minority leaders to save "dreamers", the young immigrants who were given temporary protections from DACA, the Deferred Action on Childhood Arrivals.

Rosa Martinez, an immigration activist and a recipient of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, known as DACA, takes part in a rally September 12 in Washington urging Congress to pass the DREAM Act.

President Trump did lay out one principle on Twitter, tweeting: "Chain migration can not be allowed to be part of any legislation on immigration".

The worries were sparked by Trump's startling efforts to forge consensus with Schumer and Pelosi - "Chuck and Nancy", as the president has cozily referred to the Democratic duo - over the fate of almost 800,000 people brought to the USA illegally as children.

"I don't recall that happening at all", Short said, calling the conversation "very friendly and very jovial".

Few issues have animated President Donald Trump's ardent supporters more than his pledge to build a wall along the nation's Southern border.

The pair of Democratic leaders admitted "there was no final deal" but insisted that "both sides agreed that the wall would not be any part of this agreement".

"Maybe President Trump is the one president that can bring all the elements together and come up with a compromise that everyone can live with", he said.

Ryan, a Wisconsin Republican, said any legislation to protect "Dreamers" would be paired with measures to strengthen border security, which he called the "the root cause" of problems from widespread opioid addiction to violent gangs such as MS-13.

While allowing young people who came to the USA illegally to stay in the country is broadly popular, immigration hardliners consider it amnesty.

Trump has tested the limits of his supporters' loyalty before, often to find that they were unshaken by his policy reversals.

Trump has shaken up the political establishment in many unsettling ways since becoming president. Some of Trump's appeal to the white, working-class voters who formed the basis of his voting bloc stemmed from his promises to crack down on illegal immigration. "Apparently, liberals in Congress and the mainstream media need one more reminder that building the wall is nonnegotiable".

Conservatives erupted. Ann Coulter, author of "In Trump We Trust", unleashed a stream of protests, demanding that he be impeached. They are commonly known as Dreamers.

In a radio interview, Ryan said "there's a sweet spot for this. a majority in Congress" to protect young immigrants while also bolstering border security.

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