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Let's end visa lottery: Trump pitches for merit-based immigration in speech

Here are highlights of US President Donald Trump's first State of the Union address to Congress

Donald Trump speech: We have arrived at 'new American moment' of prosperity
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US President Donald Trump on Wednesday delivered his first State of the Union address to Congress

BS Web Team New Delhi
President Donald Trump on Wednesday delivered his first State of the Union address to Congress, where he highlighted positive economic developments and touted initiatives such as the Republican tax-cut bill. Trump called on Democrats and Republicans to set aside their differences in his address. In his speech, Trump vowed to protect American workers and intellectual property through strong enforcement of trade rules.

Trump said it is time his country moved fully to a merit-based admission system when approving green cards, because that's the only way to put America first.
 
"It is time to move towards a merit-based

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First Published: Jan 31 2018 | 9:35 AM IST

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