Referring to a "real crisis," White House Secretary Sarah Sanders said on Thursday she believed that Democrats would board the new immigration reform of President Trump, which is expected to be released later today.
can do to bring Democrats and Republicans together to have a good plan that's exactly what we have in that, "Sanders said of" Fox & Friends. " "There is nothing in there that Democrats should not be. The big difference between Republicans and Democrats in this case is that we have actually put what we want to happen in our immigration system." said the President's new immigration plan was "rather long-term by seeking to modernize and update our entire immigration system, simplified for people lawfully entering the country." We have not touched this system for decades.
"The Democrats at the moment, unless they board the board, the only thing they say they want is the open borders," she said.
To be clear, not all Democrats want open borders, as Sanders and the White House have repeatedly offered. Senator Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., For example, rejected the label "open borders", saying that such a policy is extremely unrealistic. PROTECT ASIMILATION
"If you open borders, there is a lot of poverty in this world and you will have people from all over the world," Sanders, who is one of the Democrat leaders in "I do not think this is something we can do at this stage, I can not do it. "
This is not Sanders' first rejection of "open borders" policies. 1
"Open borders? This is a proposal by the Koch brothers, "he said, referring to conservative billionaire businessmen known for their political activism. "This is a right proposal in which there is essentially no United States."
Trump is expected to unveil a White House Rose Garden plan on Thursday afternoon to repair parts of the national immigration system, including a measure that would significantly increase the education and skills requirements for people who want to come to America , while decreasing chain migration.
The proposal, headed by Trump's son-in-law and senior advisor, Jared Kouchner, marks a dramatic departure from the nation. is largely based on the family approach, which, according to officials, on Wednesday gives about 66% of the green cards to those with family ties and only 12% based on skills. job offers to work in the United States, provided they can demonstrate English language and educational attainment, and pass a civil science exam. millions of illegal workers living illegally in the country, including hundreds of thousands of young "dreamers" brought to the United States as children – a top priority for Democrats. Neither does the plan reduce the overall levels of immigration, as many conservative Republicans would like to see.
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Counselor Stephen Miller. But their plan does not meet the more extreme measures that Miller has long been forced to accept the president.
Fox News Adam Shaw and Associated Press contributed to this report