President Trump appeared 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.
"This legislation demonstrates our compassion for struggling American families who deserve an immigration system that puts their needs first and puts America first", Trump said, speaking straight to his most loyal voters. Put plainly, the bill would drastically reduce the number of green cards, eliminate the diversity lottery meant for countries who do not traditionally send a large number of immigrants to the United States, and reduce the number of eligible refugees to roughly half of its current number.
The legislation proposes to limit green cards to only spouses and minor children of USA residents, and not to extended family members and adult children.
"Restricting immigration will only condemn us to chronically low rates of economic growth", Baumohl said.
Cotton and Perdue's early version of the legislation had proposed a 50% reduction in annual immigration over the next 10 years, allotting green cards for just 539,958 immigrants in 2027 compared to the 1,051,031 that received them in 2015. He added that the legislation is meant to favor green-card applicants who can speak English, financially support themselves, and demonstrate their skills, which he said would "reduce poverty, increase wages, and save taxpayers billions and billions".
Our immigration system should continue to value families. VerBruggen calls that a major problem, with good reason: Politically, opposing legal immigration is not a good hill to fight on.
By contrast, the USA took in an average of about 1.1 million legal immigrants annually from 2000 to 2015, according to the Migration Policy Institute.
Mr. Cotton said the current immigration system is "an obsolete disaster" in which only 1 immigrant in 15 comes to the USA due to their job skills. "Second, it cleans up our tangle of employment-based immigration categories by creating a streamlined points system designed to select exceptional talents".
However, the bill has been stalled for months in Senate.
The proposal "ends chain migration", Trump said, referring to the preference for uniting family members in the current immigration system.
Framing the bill as a means to cut legal immigration rather than merely replace lower-skilled immigrants with higher-skilled ones will make Schumer's job easier. The plan, as NPR reports, is "opposed by business groups, which rely on low-skilled workers for agriculture and other jobs".
"They're not going to come in and immediately go and collect welfare.They can't do that", he said. Trump vowed to crack down on illegal immigration during his campaign and signed two executive orders soon after taking office to increase border security and interior enforcement. Previewing the event, White House officials said the bill would aim to create a skills-based immigration system to make the US more competitive, raise wages and create jobs.
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