Donald Trump’s immigration plan
The key points of Donald Trump’s immigration plan:
A nation that does not serve its own citizens is not a nation. Any immigration plan must improve jobs, wages and security for all Americans.
This statement makes Trump the first presidential candidate in decades to say that he is looking out for the interests of American citizens instead of citizens of other countries.
The cost of building a permanent border wall pales mightily in comparison to what American taxpayers spend every single year on dealing with the fallout of illegal immigration on their communities, schools and unemployment offices.
Once again, the only candidate who says that immigration harms the economy. Every other candidate thinks that illegal immigrants magically benefit the economy.
End birthright citizenship. This remains the biggest magnet for illegal immigration. By a 2:1 margin, voters say it’s the wrong policy, including Harry Reid who said “no sane country” would give automatic citizenship to the children of illegal immigrants.
We need to control the admission of new low-earning workers in order to: help wages grow, get teenagers back to work, aid minorities’ rise into the middle class, help schools and communities falling behind, and to ensure our immigrant members of the national family become part of the American dream.
Only candidate to say that legal immigration is also a problem!
Immigration moderation. Before any new green cards are issued to foreign workers abroad, there will be a pause where employers will have to hire from the domestic pool of unemployed immigrant and native workers.
Once again, Trump talks about less legal immigration.
Not quoted, but he also approves of increased enforcement of immigration laws, deporting criminals and people caught at the borders instead of releasing them into the United States, and he is going to crack down on companies who use H-1Bs to pay lower salaries to foreigners instead of hiring Americans.
This is the immigration plan that most of the readers of this blog have supported.
Donald Trump has my complete endorsement for President of the United States. It doesn’t matter that he seems to not act presidential. The biggest problem facing America is out-of-control immigration and Trump is the only candidate with a serious and tough platform to stop illegal immigration and reduce legal immigration, and to help American citizen workers.