Donald Trump hits snag on US immigration plans

Trump to set out his immigration plans

  • Wishes to triple number of immigration agents and operations
  • Is expected to call for an increase of 5000 US customs and border protection agents
  • expected to cut refugee cap by 50% for FY2017 (down to 50k)
  • Expected to call for suspension of immigrant and non-immigrant enrty to US from countries of concern
  • Expected to call for end of sanctuary cities and demand local law enforcement cooperation with Federal immigration authorities
  • Will seek aggressive enforcement against all illegal immigrants living inside the US and away from the border

Courtesy of Reuters.

I thought he signed and executive order to freeze Federal hiring? How is he going to employ 5000 more Federal border guards?



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