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Trump reiterates support for 'merit based' immigration

AFP  |  Washington 

US today reiterated support for "a merit based system of immigration," following outrage after he reportedly called African and other nations "shithole" countries.

"I want a merit based system of immigration and people who will help take our country to the next level," he said in a tweet.

"I want safety and security for our people.

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First Published: Fri, January 12 2018. 19:25 IST