President Trump: how immigration policy will change

President Trump: how immigration policy will change

Immigration was a key focus of Donald Trump’s election campaign, from his controversial comments about Mexican immigrants, to his infamous promise to build a wall on the Mexican border.

So what will he really be able to achieve in his time in office? I joined ABC Australia’s Hamish Macdonald to discuss.

The audio segment can be found at: http://www.abc.net.au/radionational/programs/breakfast/how-immigration-policy-will-change-under-trump/8186932

 

Trump says Mexico should reimburse US for border wall

Trump says Mexico should reimburse US for border wall

Agence France-Presse covered some of the latest updates in Donald Trump’s plan to build a Mexican-funded border wall. He has stated that US funds should be used for immediate construction with reimbursement from Mexico down the line, but he needs to go through Congress for funding.

To obtain money for building the wall, Trump can reallocate current fiscal year funding at the Department of Homeland Security. And if he wanted to raise visa and border crossing costs, the relevant US agencies would have to publish regulations to this effect. But these latter steps would still not be enough, said Stephen Yale-Loehr, a professor of immigration law at Cornell University.

The entire article is available on Yahoo’s website.