The White House has put forward a series of markers for what President Donald Trump wants in any Congressional deal that involves legislative protections for illegal immigrant "Dreamers," as Trump Administration officials made clear on Sunday night, that if the President is going to agree to shield those immigrants from deportation, then Mr. Trump wants some tougher anti-immigration measures in return from lawmakers.
"Now is the time for Congress to adopt these immigration priorities," White House Legislative Affairs chief Marc Short told reporters on a conference call about the administration's immigration plans.
"We're asking that these reforms be included in any legislation concerning the status of DACA recipients," Short added, leaving no doubts that the White House wants something in return for any DACA legislation.
Democrats swiftly labeled the requests, "deeply flawed."
What exactly is the President proposing?
Here is the full list of requests - quoted from his Sunday letter, which was sent to Congressional leaders: