Trump Reportedly Backing Path to Citizenship for 1.8 Million in New WH Immigration Plan
Per multiple reports late this afternoon, a new White House immigration plan includes a path to citizenship for 1.8 million illegal immigrants in the United States.
This news came during an earlier conference call:
BREAKING: Trump will support a path to citizenship for DACA recipients and Dreamers who were eligible for DACA but didn’t apply, which is about 1.8 million Dreamers, per conference call between Stephen Miller and House Republican staff that @NBCNews was on.
— NBC Politics (@NBCPolitics) January 25, 2018
NEWS >> White House legislative framework includes path to citizenship for **1.8 million** undocumented immigrants, Stephen Miller told GOP Hill staffers in a conference call The Daily Beast listened in on. https://t.co/FCfsjlh64j
— ?Andrew Desiderio? (@desiderioDC) January 25, 2018
BREAKING: AP source: Trump immigration proposal could provide path to citizenship for 1.8 million in U.S. illegally.
— The Associated Press (@AP) January 25, 2018
— John Roberts (@johnrobertsFox) January 25, 2018
Yesterday in remarks to reporters, the President said he’s open to supporting a path to citizenship for DREAMers:
“Over a period of 10 to 12 years,” Mr. Trump said, “somebody does a great job, they work hard — that gives incentive to do a great job. Whatever they’re doing, if they do a great job, I think it’s a nice thing to have the incentive of, after a period of years, being able to become a citizen.”
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