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Saturday, January 27, 2018

WH Plan: Big Amnesty Now, Nothing for Americans Until 2027

President Donald Trump’s new “framework” amnesty plan would provide citizenship to at least 1.8 million illegals — but would not allow any beneficial reduction in cheap-labor immigration until 2027.

The pro-business plan, leaked to Washington insiders this afternoon, asks progressive Democrats and business-first Republicans to accept a trade-off: Amnesty for at least 1.8 million illegals in exchange for a border wall, end chain-migration and ending the visa lottery.

But the loopholes are huge — and those loopholes will flood the labor market for another decade, so helping Wall Street by cooling the current worker shortage which is now raising Americans’ wages.

For example, the lottery program would be ended, but the 50,000 lottery visas per year would be given to other migrants, so doing nothing to reduce the wage-lowering inflow of cheap labor.


1 comment:

Anonymous said...

So for 20 years we have not done anything.

This would stop it immediately.

Yes it would allow those on the waiting list in. Allow a million who did not apply for DACA to apply and be accepted.

Yes for ten years legal immigration for chain would continue sort of. Waiting list.

However what is the alternative. Do nothing and let it all get still worse?

Most likely the greedy Democrats will allow nothing.

Then in the Fall all will blame the Democrats for not allowing DACA to get through as DACA people are being rounded up and shipped home. As the others are also rounded up. However chain migration list will grow and grow and grow. Lottery people will come in and in and in.

Deal stinks but if it can pass it is far better than status quo. The Wall will be built.