"What he was referencing is, from a merit-based perspective, we'd like to have those with skills" who can contribute to U.S.
Senator Patrick Leahy asked Nielsen whether Norway was predominantly white.
Nielsen, in her answers, said the department has "not made any policy decisions" on the topic, though she noted there are reasons at times to separate children from who they arrive in the U.S. with, especially if there is a suspicion they are being trafficked.
The reports of the meeting, which came amid continued debate over the country's immigration policies, renewed accusations by critics of the president on issues of race. The talks also overshadow larger spending negotiations ahead of a possible federal government shutdown this week.
Booker expressed that he was "seething with anger" over this, telling Nielsen, "You're under oath".
"I actually do not know that, sir", Nielsen said. "But he also understood the idea that we had to do it with compassion".
"No sé si Centurión irá a Malaga", dijo Angelici
El presidente de Boca Daniel Angelici comentó este sábado que Racing "rechazó una oferta de 15 millones de dólares" por el delantero Lautaro Martínez mientras que dijo que el club de La Ribera se acerca a contratar a Gustavo Gómez . "Yo voy a hacer lo que sea mejor para el club".
Democratic Senator Patrick Leahy was questioning Nielsen about a meeting she attended in the Oval Office last week where President Donald Trump reportedly labeled Haiti and nations in Africa as "shithole" countries and said that USA should be bringing people from Norway to the US instead.
Nielsen: "Strong language? Let's see there was strong language".
Durbin gives us some news here - that Graham repeated back Trump's expletive during his scolding of the President.
DURBIN: Did you hear Senator Graham use profanity?
"Deals can't get made when there is no trust!"
"It's a big problem", Nielsen said, as the surge is a turn around from a big drop that occurred during the early months of the Trump Administration. Some have accused the president of racism. Now, I don't know where that guy went.
Sen. Leahy: Last week in the Oval Office, president trump reportedly said the most vulgar and racist things I've ever heard a president of either party utter. "In terms of that meeting, I'm focused on one thing - not that meeting - but on making sure that those who are being protected by DACA ... have a future in America". I've broken their full exchange into a handful of sections with some commentary after each. If they can not agree, the government would shut down at midnight Friday for the first time since 2013. They have the leverage to do so because Senate Republicans would need at least nine Democratic votes to support any funding measure.