The Trump government is considering suspending or restricting entry of nationals from high-visa countries as it seeks to combat illegal immigration.
President Trump has signed a memorandum on Monday in which the Departments of State and Homeland Security 120 will receive days to find measures to tackle the problem.
"We have laws that must be followed to protect Americans and protect the integrity of a system where millions of people are about to come to America to seek the American dream," said Trump. 19659004] While the attention of migrants has recently focused on illegally crossing the border, the Nonpartisan Center for Migration Studies says the visa is responsible for a greater number of illegal immigrants. [1
Official s targets countries that exceed 10%, including Afghanistan, Angola, Bhutan , Burundi, Chad, the Republic of Congo, Djibouti, Eritrea, Georgia, Laos, Liberia, Nigeria, Somalia, South Sudan, Suda n and Yemen, according to the latest information from the Ministry of Homeland Security.
Some, according to the White House, exceed the limit of 40%.
The memo also calls on officials to look for ways in which visitors can not abuse the visa waiver and lays the foundation for using ticket deposits to make sure people are on time.
Trump has tasked two of its senior advisers with tackling immigration issues.
Stephen Miller, a hardline representative of the economic-nationalist wing of the Trump campaign, is focused on strengthening the enforcement of existing rules to prevent and deter migrants crossing the border.
At the same time, Jared Kushner, Trump's son-in-law, is conducting a broader review of immigration policies, which could even allow for an increase in legal migration as part of a shift to a performance-based system that would end the Visa lottery and family visas , something that Trump dismissed as "chain migration."