President Donald Trump will consider a pathway to citizenship in 10 to 12 years for enrollees in the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, he told reporters during an impromptu news conference at the White House on Wednesday evening.
“We’re going to morph into it. It’s going to happen at some point in the future,” Trump said, according to audio of the discussion posted online by The Daily Caller. He added that the timeline would be “over a period of 10 to 12 years.”
Trump will also request $25 billion to build a wall on the U.S.-Mexico border as part of the negotiation, as well as $5 billion for other border security measures, he said.