Trump's "bureaucratic wall" might be far more effective

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"President Trump's vision of a 'big, beautiful' wall along the Mexican border may never be realized. ... But in a systematic and less visible way, his administration is following a blueprint to reduce the number of foreigners living in the United States," the WashPost's Maria Sacchetti and Nick Miroff point out on A1.

Why it matters: The moves could change the U.S. immigration system "for generations to come."