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Trump Unveils Immigration Plan Favoring Skilled Workers

WorldNews Thursday, 16 May 2019
Trump Unveils Immigration Plan Favoring Skilled WorkersPresident Donald Trump unveiled a new immigration plan Thursday to move U.S. immigration toward a “merit-based system” that prioritizes high-skilled workers over those with family already in the country, The Washington Post reported. The plan, which does not address the fate of young undocumented immigrants who were brought to the United States as children, stands little chance of advancing in Congress, where lawmakers of both parties have greeted it with skepticism. “Today we are presenting a clear contrast,” Trump said in a speech at the White House’s Rose Garden. “Democrats are proposing open borders, lower wages and, frankly, lawless chaos.”“We are proposing an immigration plan that puts...
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U.S. President Donald Trump on Thursday said he wants to overhaul the immigration system to favor young, educated, English-speaking applicants with job offers instead of people with family ties to Americans, a plan with little chance of advancing in Congress. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).

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