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Trump plan would shift immigration focus to ‘merit’

Trump plan would shift immigration focus to ‘merit’

Unveiling a new immigration plan, President Donald Trump said he wanted to provide a sharp contrast with Democrats, and he did — aiming to upend decades of family-based immigration policy with a new approach that favors younger, “totally brilliant,” high-skilled workers he says won’t compete for American jobs.MORE

Mattiello: No plans to put 911/Emergency fees in dedicated account

Mattiello: No plans to put 911/Emergency fees in dedicated account

Mattiello says that since the ‘911 fee’ name has changed to ‘Public Safety’ fee, those funds don’t need to be directly assigned to the 911 system, arguing that it would not be ideal for the funds to go directly to one agency without the checks and balances of oversight.MORE

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