The plan calls for Congress to comprehensively rewrite immigration laws in order to stiffen security enforcement on both the border and interior (remember, as much as 40% of illegals are visa overstays). The plan also calls for changes to laws to cut the so-called migration chain, as well as funding for building the border wall and the hiring of more deportation agents. In brief, Trump’s proposal is a three-part plan that highlights border security, interior enforcement and merit-based immigration.
A senior White House official stated, “Anything that is done addressing the status of DACA recipients needs to include these three reforms and solve these three problems. If you don’t solve these problems, then you’re not going to have a secure border, you’re not going to have a lawful immigration system and you’re not going to be able to protect American workers.”
The Trump administration said that it designed the plan from the ground up after seeking input from the Justice, State and Labor Departments and agents on the ground. They were asked what tools they needed in order to finally get a handle on the problem. The details of this immigration plan are a direct result of that input.
Trump is rightly focusing on fixing issues of enforcement (or the lack thereof) that have allowed the problem of illegal immigration in the first place before addressing the secondary issue of how to handle the DACA problem. ~The Patriot Post