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Trump’s Policy Could Alter the Face of the American Immigrant

The Trump administration has said the immigration overhaul it announced this week will ensure that new legal residents carry their own weight, without prejudice or favor. Yet the new rule for weeding out those who might be a drain on taxpayers will almost certainly disadvantage poor people from Latin America, Africa and parts of Asia.

Thursday, August 15, 2019
The New York Times
Topics: 
Trump Administration
Immigration
Author Info: Michael Shear, Miriam Jordan, Caitlin Dickerson
Teaser Text: 
The Trump administration has said the immigration overhaul it announced this week will ensure that new legal residents carry their own weight, without prejudice or favor. Yet the new rule for weeding out those who might be a drain on taxpayers will almost certainly disadvantage poor people from Latin America, Africa and parts of Asia.
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