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Experts Estimate: Family-Based Immigration

experts estimate: But the plan's potential impact on legal immigration has sparked fierce Democratic opposition and appears it may sink chances for a bipartisan deal in Congress, according to Metro News. The proposal outlined Thursday by the White House would end much family-based immigration and the visa lottery program, moves that some experts estimate could cut legal immigration into the United States nearly in half. Much of the public debate to this point has been about young immigrants brought to this country as children illegally. The plan would also protect some 700,000 young immigrants from deportation and provide a pathway to citizenship, a top Democratic goal. function set Cookie related path / ; Related Haitians march against Trump's immigration policies Trump turns again on immigration; allies bash 'Amnesty Don'Moving past the wall Trump plan takes on legal immigration ( As reported in the news.