“We’re looking at allowing people to stay here,” President Trump said Thursday. | Evan Vucci/AP Photo
The president repeatedly rejected the A-word but sent mixed signals on a path to citizenship and is open to legal status for at least some immigrants who came here illegally.
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Updated 09/14/2017 04:11 PM EDT
“We’re not looking at citizenship. We’re not looking at amnesty,” President Donald Trump said Thursday, as he batted back reports that he’d struck a deal with Democrats on undocumented immigrants. “We’re looking at allowing people to stay here.”
The problem? Allowing people who came to the U.S. without documentation to stay is precisely what many conservatives commonly mean when they say
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