Trump’s mi­grant bill

The Star Early Edition - - WORLD -

WASH­ING­TON: Af­ter a string of po­lit­i­cal set­backs, US Pres­i­dent Don­ald Trump rolled out a bill to over­haul the coun­try’s im­mi­gra­tion sys­tem on Wed­nes­day, but his crack­down ap­proach is likely to land him in an­other up­hill bat­tle. Trump said the current sys­tem “has not been fair” to US work­ers as it al­lows en­tries of low-skill im­mi­grants hired at a lower salary.

Repub­li­can Se­na­tor Lind­sey Gra­ham said the bill would be dev­as­tat­ing to agri­cul­ture-and tourism-driven South Carolina, “which re­lies on this im­mi­grant work­force”. Xin­hua

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