What is in store on
immigration fromTrump Sarkar The high stakes battle over immigration policy has politicians and thinkers on all sides of the spectrum preparing for battles. The President-elect has made immigration a focal point throughout his campaign, from his first announcement that he was running in the 2016 race.
From pledging to build a wall along the Mexican border to saying that he would massdeport millions of immigrants living in the US illegally and saying he would block foreign Muslims from entering the country (a position he later moderated), Trump has repeatedly pledged a hardline stance on immigration.
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More than 700,000 undocumented immigrants who came to the US as children are protected currently by a deferred action program established by President Barack Obama and another 4 million to 5 million were eligible for protection under a similar program for parents of US
citizens and lawful residents that was blocked by federal courts. Many of the families’ information could be in federal systems, allowing for targeted removal under a Trump administration. “We’re going to work something out that’s going to make people happy and