Trump: ‘Chain Migration Is a Disaster for This Country’

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5 November 2017
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National News
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The president tells 'The Ingraham Angle' that any DACA deal must be tied to making immigration merit-based...

... the alleged New York City terrorist, Sayfullo Habibullaevic Saipov... 29, won his green card as part of the federal Diversity Immigrant Visa Program. Trump has called for the program, created as part of the Immigration Act of 1990, to be abolished...

On immigration, Trump said any deal on illegal immigrants who were brought to the United States as children could be tied with an end to "chain migration," the term used to describe citizens or permanent residents sponsoring members of their extended family to come to the U.S, who then sponsor members of their extended families. The practice has caused the number of foreign-born people in the United States to balloon. Trump wants to end it.
The president indicated to Ingraham that he would tie a compromise on chain migration to Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals. Trump ended DACA, the Obama-era executive amnesty program for people brought to the U.S. as children, in early September, forcing Democrats to the table...