At a speech in Youngstown, Ohio, on July 25, President Trump said that instead of the current “terrible system where anybody comes in,” with a green card, he wants to create a merit-based system of legal immigration. (The Washington Post)
President Trump will appear with a pair of conservative Republican senators at the White House on Wednesday to unveil legislation aimed at slashing legal immigration levels over a decade, a goal Trump endorsed on the campaign trail.
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Sens. Tom Cotton (Ark.) and David Perdue (Ga.) have been working with the Trump administration to refine a bill they first introduced in February that aims to cut immigration by half from the current level of more than 1 million green cards per year granting foreigners permanent
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