Jan 24, 2018 - Politics & Policy

Trump's immigration plan includes path to citizenship, he says

President Trump said Wednesday the White House immigration plan would let protections for younger immigrants "morph into" citizenship in 10–12 years.

"If [Dreamers] do a great job, I think it's a nice thing to have the incentive of, after a period of years, being able to become a citizen."

The backdrop: The White House will roll out a framework for what Trump is looking for in an immigration bill on Monday. Republicans and Democrats in Congress are struggling to strike a deal balancing a legislative fix for Dreamers and Trump's border security priorities, which include funding for a wall.

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