Donald J Trump
March 1, 2017

Trump Pushes for Immigration Reform

 |  By: Mike Opperman

In President Trump’s speech to Congress on Tuesday, he outlined his viewpoints on a new immigration system based he says is being used in many other countries, including Canada and Australia. “Adopting a merit based system will have so many more benefits,” Trump says. “It will save countless dollars, raise worker’s wages and help struggling families, including immigrant families, enter the middle class.”

Trump says real immigration reform is possible the following goals are accomplished:

  • Improving jobs and wages for Americans
  • Strengthening our nation’s security
  • Restore respect for U.S. laws

Trump called on Republicans and Democrats to work together to accomplish an immigration reform ideal that has “eluded us for decades.”

Watch President Trump’s comments on immigration below.

Video source: Bloomberg