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Steve Scalise, touting Trump’s plan for ‘performance-oriented’ immigration: “right now, we have some of the dumbest laws on the books”

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Trump set to unveil a new immigration plan and the reaction from House Minority whip Steve Scalise on ‘The Ingraham angle.’

America step forward in the direction of a “merit-based” immigration system that respects the “rule of law” and the “stupid laws” on the books, the house Minority whip Steve Scalise gets rid of Fox News’ Laura Ingraham said on Wednesday night.

“Right now, we have some of the dumbest laws on the books. If we educate someone in America a computer scientist or engineer … we force them to leave the country to compete against us, while we have said the ‘visa lottery’…” Scalise, a Louisiana Republican, “The Ingraham angle.”

“Why don’t we flip the story?” Scalise asked.

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Scalise said that the transition to such a merit-based immigration system, the strengthening of the “rule of law” and “in the end, always back to those basic fundamental principles, where you come to America, to the American dream.”

He said that there are more moderate Democrats, in the heart of the country, who believes he would support such a measure, while the left wing of the party would be.

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Earlier Wednesday, three senior trump administration officials told Fox News that the White house is set to unveil a comprehensive new immigration plan, outline, a skill-based system, as one of its principles.

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Fox News was told that the reason for the push for a skill-based system would be to attract the best and brightest talents, to protect American wages, increase the gross domestic product (GDP), and the preservation of humanitarian values.

White House senior adviser Jared Kushner spoke about the plan in April at an event in New York City.

“We want to protect our country’s humanitarian values. We want to make sure that we re-unifying families, and we want to do this in a way that said to be our country competitive in the long term,” Kushner. “And my hope is that we can do to be really something which unites people around what we are for immigration.”

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Other than the adoption of a merit-based approval process, the plan would also be updated to speed up the asylum admission procedure and the tendering process for people with legitimate asylum claims, the sources told Fox News.

Fox News, Gregg Re, John Roberts, and Luke helped Mikelionis to this report.

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