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Why Trump’s Immigration Plan Is Bad News For The Middle Class

Joe Guzzardi Contributor
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President Trump’s senior White House advisor and son-in-law Jared Kushner met with business groups, pro-immigration advocates and immigration reduction groups for weeks to make recommendations on a way forward on immigration. Last week, President Trump outlined a broad overview of his immigration vision.

The plan’s priorities ranged from more effective border security to implementing a merit-based immigration entry system, thereby moving away from low-skilled, family migration and the diversity lottery which randomly selects 50,000 foreign nationals for permanent residency each year.