Trump Will Propose Merit-Based Immigration System


​President Donald Trump will outline his immigration reform proposal this afternoon in a plan that would favor foreign nationals’ job skills over family ties in the U.S. In a preview of the plan yesterday, administration officials said the new immigration system would award the same number of green cards—permits allowing foreign nationals to live and work permanently in the U.S. —as it now does, but far more would go to exceptional students, professionals and people with vocational degrees, according to U.S. News & World Report. Factors such as age, English language ability and employment offers would be considered.

We’ve rounded up articles from SHRM Online and other trusted news sources for more information on the immigration reform…


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