President Trump's new immigration reform plan, which calls for a shift to a "performance-based" system, is the right way to tackle "the big problem" ahead of America, says Laura Ingraham of Fox News.
The host of "The Ingraham Angle" voiced this view on Thursday, adding that Trump continues "to strive for what he believes will make America great again," American Family and American Tradition, "said Ingraham.
Trump praised his immigration proposal as "pro American, per immigrant and per worker." It is only common sense that it will help all people, including millions of dedicated immigrants, achieve the American Dream a speech on Thursday afternoon in Washington.
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Ingraham cited Trump's speech plan will increase the proportion of highly qualified people who arrive in the US, Trump said Such a move would make America "globally competitive".
Currently, only about 1
Government officials estimate that these numbers are 57 and 33 percent, respectively, according to the Trump Plan would sink.
"A merit-based system wants to create the White House, it makes sense, does not it ?, compared to what we have now?" Ingraham said, adding that Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., The proposal criticized.
In a clip played by Ingraham, Pelosi called "merit" a "condescending word".  CLICK HERE TO OBTAIN THE FOX NEWS APP
"Say, [that] most of the people that have ever come to the United States in the history of our country are without & # 39; 'Merit' because they do not have an engineering degree? "Pelosi asked.
Ingraham called the remark "breathtakingly insincere or ignorant, or both."
Adam Shaw of Fox News contributed to this report.