Proposal Would Cut Legal Immigration

President Trump has announced support for legislation that would cut legal immigration and give priority to the educated and those who speak English. See this article from the Los Angeles Times for more. The chairman of the U.S. Bishops’ Committee on Migration, Austin Bishop Joe S. Vasquez, observed that: “Had this discriminatory legislation been in place generations ago, many of the very people who built and defended this nation would have been excluded.” Read his full statement here. The proposal has drawn opposition from both Republicans and Democrats and faces an uphill battle to be approved by Congress.