Educational and skills requirements of immigrants coming to the US to increase significantly as well as new border security measures imposed as Trump unveils new plan to shake up part of the country's immigration system. According to top administration officials, the proposed changes would see the nation's system of family-based immigration massively scaled back. While speaking on Wednesday, the officials said the system that has seen many spouses and children come into the US will now give immigrants with required skills and job offers in the country the opportunity to enter the US on the condition that they show English proficiency and pass a civics examination coupled with educational attainment. The plan is a product of months of diligent work a White House adviser, Jared Kushner (also the president's son in law). Kushner worked with top immigration adviser Stephen Miller, whose extreme measures have been consistently opposed by Democrats, to put together the changes that are expected to form a key part of Trump's re-election campaign message. Both George W. Bush and Barack Obama failed in their attempts to achieve a bipartisan agreement on immigration policy and signs since the beginning of this administration only affirm a worse scenario with lawmakers expected to counter the proposed changes.
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