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Old 05-07-2019, 06:14 PM
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The Kushner/Trump Immigration Reform Plan


So now that there is a plan, what do we think of it?
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President Donald Trump has signed off on a new immigration plan being spearheaded by senior adviser and presidential son-in-law Jared Kushner that appeared to receive a positive reception from Republican senators briefed on it Tuesday.

A senior administration official told reporters after the meeting that the president had approved the effort to overhaul America’s immigration system and increase border security last week and that it should now be considered “the President Trump plan.”

Kushner is working to finalize a plan with two major components: Border security measures that would include efforts to secure ports of entry and a package of immigration proposals that would create a more “merit-based” system giving preference to those with job skills rather than relatives of immigrants already in the country. Under the plan, the same number of immigrants would be permitted to enter the country, but the composition would change.
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Shouldn't we actually SEE the plan before having an opinion on it?
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Shouldn't we actually SEE the plan before having an opinion on it?
Do we really need to? cause I can promise you it's going to be shit.
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Shouldn't we actually SEE the plan before having an opinion on it?
Should we? The GOP Senators didn't seem to think so:
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The White House is now seeking feedback and pressing for support from Republican lawmakers.

The official declined to say when more details would be unveiled or how the White House intended to get Democrats — who have yet to be briefed on the plan — on board.

Several GOP senators who attended the meeting did compliment the effort.

David Perdue of Georgia said Trump was “developing a platform for immigration that he can be for — and I was impressed.”

“The conversation was about border security and the immigration side — how to become much more effective at allowing the right kind,” he said.

Tom Cotton of Arkansas said he “heard large areas of agreement from everyone in the room.” He said he still needs to see details, but things are “moving in the right direction.”

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Here ya go:
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Kushner outlined two major ideas:

— A border security bill that would focus, in part, on modernizing ports of entry to make sure all people, vehicles and packages are scanned.

— A second package of immigration proposals that would create a more “merit-based” system to give preference to those with job skills rather than relatives of immigrants already in the country.

Under the plan, which does not address temporary visa categories, including for laborers, the same number of immigrants would be permitted to enter the country, but their composition would change.

The White House is also working with Sen. Lindsey Graham of South Carolina on additional legislation that would address the nation’s asylum system, in an effort to stem the flow of migrants across the border, according to a senior administration official, who spoke on condition of anonymity to outline the plan.
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None of that means anything. The President always says he has "a plan" for something. Just wait until the plan comes out, if ever. I predict never.
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