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The long-awaited immigration overhaul would change the system to the benefit of the visitor numbers on the basis of merit rather than family ties; chief White House correspondent John Roberts reports from the Rose Garden.
President Trump is an agreement signed Thursday, will has learned the enforcement of a 23-year-old determination, to report that sponsors of legal immigrants in the United States, the government, uses for any social services such as Medicaid, or welfare, the immigrants, Fox News.
The provision was part of the 1996 Illegal Immigration Reform and Immigrant Responsibility Act (IIRIRA) and Welfare Reform laws were signed by then-President Bill Clinton, but in spite of anchoring in the Federal law, the rule has not prevailed.
Subject to any future sponsor of an immigrant, an affidavit would have to sign up, that would spell out the financial responsibility for the sponsored immigrant, and create a collection mechanism to recover funds from the sponsor. The Department of Health and Human Services will capture the data from the sponsors and the immigrants, while the Treasury-collect Department would donate.
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The move – part of the president’s push for a merit-based immigration system is meant to the person sponsoring the immigrant is granted responsible for any medical or financial benefits to the immigrants.
The President, the memorandum comes a week after Trump announced his immigration overhaul, which, if accepted, would dramatically alter how the United States accepted, people in the country, and again overturning the system, to the benefit of the visitor numbers on the basis of merit rather than family ties.
“Our plan is, said the Transformation of America’s immigration system, in the pride of our nation and the envy of the modern world,” Trump from the Rose Garden.
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The proposal would judge immigrants with a points-based system for highly skilled workers — accounting for age, English language skills, education, and whether the applicant has a well-paid job.
Currently, only about 12 percent of immigrants are admitted on employment and skills, while 66 percent are admitted based on family connections within the United States, officials said. Administration officials estimated that these numbers reflect a 57 and 33 percent, respectively, under the trump plan.
Trump has long sought to end what he called chain migration “and that” as part of its broader push to reform America’s immigration laws and who is allowed into the country.
He also often called, the do for the end of the visa lottery program, something that has to plan his immigration, evil. It would be replaced by a new “Build America Visa” program, to recognize the dignity of “exceptional talent” and “people with specialized professions,” even exceptional students.
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The plan would not with those already in the country illegally, even those who came to the United States as children and were protected under an executive order from President Obama. However, Trump said it is to close the gaps in would applications, so that speed would members and criminals would be inadmissible, and to stop frivolous asylum.
“For criminals here already, we will ensure their rapid expulsion,” he said.
Fox News’ Adam Shaw contributed to this report.