United States President Donald Trump says Nigerians flee their *huts” back home for ‘Paradise USA,’ going by the large numbers of immigrants from Black Africa’s most populated country..
Trump made the condescending remark during a briefing with his security team, comprising senior cabinet members and advisers, in June 2017, the New York Times reports.
He said that giving visas to 49,00 Nigerians was quiit appalling as they would never return to their huts back home.
He also reportedly saud 15,000 visas to Haitians out Americans at grave risk as “they all have AIDS ”
He also had nasty words for Afghan nationals over the issuance of 2,300 visas to them.
Trump made a campaign pledge to drastically reduce immigration to the United States
However, White House Press Secretary, Sarah Sanders, denied the use of derogatory language against foreign nationals by the president at that meeting.