Trump: No Welfare for Immigrants for at Least Five Years

Mountain Republic

That’s what they call MAGA

President Trump brought the house down Wednesday night during his speech in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, particularly when he laid out some new plans on immigration.

“I believe the time has come for new immigration rules which say that those seeking admission into our country must be able to support themselves financially and should not use welfare for a period of at least five years,” the president said.

Legislation will be presented for that “very shortly,” Trump added, standing in front of banners that stated “Promises Made, Promises Kept.”

But that’s not all:

“Another core principle is that those coming to our country must embrace our values and love our people.”

NBC News noted that a Bill Clinton-era policy already exists, the Personal Responsibility and Work Opportunity Reconciliation Act of 1996, which bans immigrants from receiving federal benefits for five years. But the report also pointed…

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