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Trump seeks to remake immigration system, but he faces steep odds

Mar 7, 2017 - The Washington Post

To be or not to be: that the question: whether 'tis nobler in the mind

President Trump's challenge to Congress last week to pursue bipartisan immigration reform seemed at first glance like a presumptuous request from a president whose hard-line campaign rhetoric left little room for compromise.

But the move reflects the underlying aims of Trump and his top aides to more broadly remake U.S. immigration policy to match a nationalist ideology that views large numbers of foreigners as h

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