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Donald Trump pushes hardline immigration policies even as he urges unity

There was little sign of unity inside the House of Representatives chamber where Trump spoke

Reuters 

U.S. President Donald Trump urged lawmakers on Tuesday to work toward bipartisan compromises, but pushed a hard line on immigration, insisting on a border wall and other concessions from Democrats as part of any deal to protect the children of illegal immigrants. Trump, in his first State of the Union speech, gave no ground on the contentious issue of whether to shield young immigrants known as “Dreamers” from deportation. Aiming to keep conservative supporters happy as he looks to November congressional elections, Trump stood by a set of principles opposed by ...

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First Published: Thu, February 01 2018. 09:52 IST
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