Republican senators unveil immigration proposal that mirrors Trump's
President Donald Trump. Photo: Saul Loeb / AFP / Getty Images
Seven Republican senators released an immigration bill Sunday that largely mirrors a controversial proposal President Trump recently unveiled, which is expected to be debated on the floor this week, reports CNN.
Why it matters: Democrats and some Republicans have criticized many provisions in Trump’s proposal, including a plan to limit legal immigration by family members of citizens (or "chain migration"), ending the diversity visa lottery program, and providing a 10- to 12-year path to citizenship to DACA recipients in exchange for $25 billion to build a border wall.