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Immigration proposals target green-card system
10 Octubre 2017, 07:31 | Bibiana Flor
Immigration proposals target green-card system
However, Pelosi and Schumer have repeatedly emphasized that any deal they would sign onto would exclude Trump's proposed border wall, even if it included more general funding for enhanced border security.
Trump toldCongress any deal to protect the so-called "Dreamers" must include full funding of his wall, a crackdown on sanctuary cities, a merit-based immigration system and faster deportations. It also called for limiting family-based green cards to spouses and the minor children of U.S. citizens and lawful residents.
Speaking about the list, Marc Short, Legislative Director at the White House, said that these are absolutely unavoidable if the administration is to take a reasonable stance about the economic and legal repercussions of giving any status to these immigrants.
Trump has recently announced his intent to repeal DACA, which protects "Dreamers", by March 2018, while giving Democrat lawmakers six months to pass a law that would regulate the status of the recipients, some 800,000 people who were granted protection from deportation by President Barack Obama's executive action in 2012.
Democrats, however, immediately rejected the plan.
The White House signaled little flexibility on its proposal going forward.
There was no reference to the H-1B visas used by American companies to hire highly-skilled professional from overseas but some proposals were meant to prevent "replacement of USA citizen workers by non-immigrant workers (such as those on H-1B) or the preferential hiring of such foreign workers". "We're looking for a serious proposal to come from President Trump".
Trump is now calling on Congress to give him funds to construct a border wall with Mexico, and hire an additional 10,000 immigration and customs enforcement officers, 1,000 extra lawyers for the border agency, 370 more immigration judges, and 300 new federal prosecutors to clampdown on immigration.
"The morning after dinner with [the president], Schumer and Pelosi, Mulvaney said we had 'the makings of a deal, '" he continued. But the priorities released by the White House went far beyond that.
Democrats are opposed to nearly all of these ideas unless they are part of a comprehensive package that includes a path to citizenship for nearly all of the estimated 11 million people living in the USA illegally.
It's too easy for many migrants to be released into the United States simply by claiming they are afraid to return to their home country, officials said. Dick Durbin, a key advocate for the DREAM Act, said Sunday night.
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