Nov 03

Trump: End Chain Migration

President Trump in an interview with Fox News said that chain migration must end. Essentially it is the system by which immigrants are allowed to petition for their extended families to come to the U.S., and those family members in turn can petition for their relatives to come in a seemingly endless chain of immigration.

Chain migration helps to drive our current high level of legal immigration, more than a million immigrants a year. It also places the family connections of immigrants above other concerns of national interest in setting immigration policy.

The president said that if Democrats want passage of an amnesty for illegal aliens in the DACA category, they must accept an end to chain migration. Said Trump, “Yes it will be part of a DACA deal. I don’t think any Republican would vote for anything having to do with leaving chain migration. Chain migration is a disaster for this country, and it’s horrible.”


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