Jan 16, 2018 - Politics & Policy

Trump: I want immigrants "from everywhere"

U.S. President Donald Trump and President Nursultan Nazarbayev of Kazakhstan hold a joint press conference.

President Trump and President Nazarbayev of Kazakhstan at their joint press conference. Photo: Olivier Douliery-Pool / Getty Images

President Trump told reporters today he wants immigrants to "come in from everywhere." He was speaking in the Oval Office today along with Kazakhstan's President Nazarbayev.

Why it matters: Trump was responding to a question about his comments last week that he wanted more immigrants from countries like Norway, and not from places like Haiti and African nations.

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