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Trump, senators unveil bill to cut legal immigration in U.S.

Wednesday, August 02, 2017 - 01:52

U.S. President Donald Trump and two Republican senators unveiled a plan at the White House to overhaul the rules for legal immigrants, a proposal that would slash numbers overall and focus on skilled immigrants. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).

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ROUGH CUT (NO REPORTER NARRATION) U.S. President Donald Trump and two Republican senators on Wednesday (August 2) unveiled a plan at the White House to overhaul the rules for legal immigrants, a proposal that would slash numbers overall and focus on skilled immigrants, the White House said. Trump discussed his support for a bill developed by senators Tom Cotton of Arkansas and David Perdue of Georgia that they had said would cut legal immigration by 50 percent over 10 years by reducing the kinds of relatives immigrants can bring into the country. The White House believes the changes proposed by the senators would raise wages and create jobs, a White House official said.

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Trump, senators unveil bill to cut legal immigration in U.S.

Wednesday, August 02, 2017 - 01:52