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More visas for highly skilled workers likely in Trump immigration plan

The plan does not propose ways to address young people who came to the United States illegally as children who were protected by former President Barack Obama in the 2014 program

Steve Holland Jeff Mason | Reuters  |  Washington 

A merit-based immigration proposal being put together by White House senior adviser Jared Kushner could lead to an increase in US visas for highly skilled workers, sources familiar with the effort said on Wednesday. Kushner is expected to present the comprehensive plan next week to President Donald Trump, who will decide whether to adopt it as his official position or send it back for changes, the sources said. The plan does not propose ways to address young people who came to the United States illegally as children who were protected by former President Barack Obama in the 2014 ...

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First Published: Thu, April 25 2019. 13:03 IST
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