He also said that the Department of Homeland Security's "decision to rescind DACA was based on a flawed legal premise". Becerra said the federal judge's ruling should strengthen the Democrats' leverage at the negotiating table.
In a post on Twitter this morning, Trump wrote, "It just shows everyone how broken and unfair our Court System is when the opposing side in a case (such as DACA) always runs to the 9 Circuit and nearly always wins before being reversed by higher courts". U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions announced last September that the program would be phased out under the Trump administration, saying Former President Barack Obama had exceeded his authority when he implemented DACA in 2012.
The comments from the New York Democrat come a day after Trump and top lawmakers used a White House meeting to agree to pursue a deal on those immigrants.
"We want to make sure that we have interior and border enforcement", he said.
Those who seek permanent status would have to follow existing pathways, such as marrying a US citizen or having a company sponsor an immigrant visa.
"I hear so much about earmarks - the old earmark system - how there was a great friendliness when you had earmarks", Trump quipped.
In his latest tweet, Trump says "it just shows everyone how broken and unfair" the court system is when those opposed to his policies find they "almost always" win in that appeals court before eventually being reversed.
The White House also blasted the district court decision on Wednesday, calling it "outrageous".
President Donald Trump reiterated Tuesday a wall on the southern US border "must" be part of any bill on a permanent solution to the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program. But lawmakers said that is not likely at Tuesday's meeting as they consider options for resolving the standoff with Trump.
Bargainers seeking a bipartisan immigration accord plan to resume talks quickly.
Sen. Jeff Flake, R-Ariz., speaks during a meeting with President Donald Trump and lawmakers on immigration policy in the Cabinet Room of the White House, Tuesday, Jan. 9, 2018, in Washington.
Obama instituted the program to protect young people whose parents brought them into the country as minors when they entered the US without legal permission.
Ahead of a bipartisan meeting at the White House Tuesday, the question is becoming whether Democrats can accept some version of a wall (albeit they'd call it something else) in exchange for protections for those who are eligible for DACA. That is, Trump needs Democrats to support this measure.
King added that an attempt to put any undocumented immigrants on the pathway to citizenship is a ploy to expand the Democratic voting block.