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Immigration Rules: Cedar Rapids and Immigrant Visas

immigration rules: He said his administration would be putting in legislation to that effect very shortly, according to CTV. It is unclear, however, how Trump's proposal would change the current situation. Trump said at a rally in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, that the time has come for new immigration rules that would require those seeking admission to the country to be able to support themselves financially and would bar the use of welfare for a period of at least five years. U.S. immigration law already bars most foreigners who enter the country on immigrant visas from being eligible for federal benefits like Social Security and food stamps for the first five years. Foreigners with non-immigrant visas and those who don't have legal status are generally prohibited from those benefits altogether. States typically have the authority to determine eligibility for local programs. ( As reported in the news.