President Trump announced on Thursday his plan to “transform” America’s free-for-all immigration system to one based on merit-a clear rejection of Obama’s Third World welcome mat-detailing, “If adopted, our plan will transform America’s immigration system into the pride of our nation and the envy of the modern world.” The proposal includes instituting a merit-based system for highly skilled workers as well as factoring age, English language skills, education, and whether or not the applicant has a job offer. As Trump proclaimed, “It’s common sense” and an obvious backhand to the Left’s open border, come-one-come-all agenda.
Here’s more from Fox News…
President Trump on Thursday unveiled a long-awaited immigration overhaul that would dramatically alter how the U.S. accepts people into the country, upending the system in order to favor admissions based on merit rather than family ties.
“If adopted, our plan will transform America’s immigration system into the pride of our nation and the envy of the modern world,” Trump said from the Rose Garden.
The proposal would judge immigrants with a points-based system that would favor high-skilled workers — accounting for age, English proficiency, education and whether the applicant has a well-paying job offer.