World 08-08-2018

The White House seeks to complicate legal immigrants obtaining citizenship

Experts estimate that up to 20 million immigrants could be affected by that policy.

Trump Everything indicates that the administration will present in the coming weeks a proposal to hinder obtaining US citizenship , or Green Card- for legal immigrants party have ever used welfare programs, reports NBC News.

The initiative is part of a plan by the president's top counsel, Stephen Miller, to reduce the number of immigrants who obtain legal status in the United States. and thus control the migratory flow. Experts estimate that up to 20 million immigrants could be affected by that policy.

The Government can already deny citizenship to immigrants who use these social welfare programs for a long period of time. Now, the enactment of this new law can create difficulties for groups of immigrants with low incomes, if they themselves or a family member have obtained only once the help of programs like Obamacare, The Children's Health Insurance, coupons for food and other public benefits.

At the moment, the law is only in the planning phase.

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