If the reporting is true this is quite a big change in Trump's policy.. And promises
Donald Trump 'suggests he could grant legal status to millions of undocumented immigrants in major policy shift'
Donald Trump has suggested he could grant legal status to millions of undocumented immigrants who have not committed serious crimes in what would be a major policy shift.
Throughout his campaign and first five weeks in office, Mr Trump had been unwavering in his hardline stance on illegal immigrants.
However, he reportedly said on Tuesday night: “The time is right for an immigration bill as long as there is compromise on both sides.”
Such a move would be a dramatic turnaround
Under President Barack Obama, undocumented immigrants were only to be deported if convicted of a serious crime.
Mr Trump's proposal would apparently stop short of granting a path to citizenship for undocumented immigrants, but would give them legal status to remain in the US.I'll keep an eye on this..
The White House did not dispute the reports of Mr Trump's compromise statement.
Sarah Huckabee Sanders, the deputy White House press secretary, said, according to the New York Times: “The president has been very clear in his process that the immigration system is broken and needs massive reform, and he’s made clear that he’s open to having conversations about that moving forward.
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