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White House issues list of hard-line immigration demands: The White House sent a long list of demands for immigration legislation to Capitol Hill on Sunday, including building a border wall, hiring thousands of border guards and expanding the use of electronic employment verification systems.

President Trump said his list of proposals “must be included” as part of any legislation addressing the status of immigrants who came to the United States illegally as children, and whose deportations were deferred by the Obama administration.

“Without these reforms, illegal immigration and chain migration, which severely and unfairly burden American workers and taxpayers, will continue without end,” Trump said in a letter to lawmakers.

The proposal represented a return to the hard-line stance on immigration that Trump championed during last year’s presidential campaign, seemingly pulling back the olive branch he extended to Democratic leaders just three weeks ago. Then, Trump suggested he would be willing to extend legal protection to DREAMers first and “the wall will come later.”

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White House issues list of hard-line immigration demands: The White House sent a long list of demands for immigration legislation to Capitol Hill on Sunday, including building a border wall, hiring thousands of border guards and expanding the use of electronic employment verification systems.President Trump said his list of proposals “must be included” as part of any legislation addressing the status of immigrants who came to the United States illegally as children, and whose deportations were deferred by the Obama administration. “Without these reforms, illegal immigration and chain migration, which severely and unfairly burden American workers and taxpayers, will continue without end,” Trump said in a letter to lawmakers. The proposal represented a return to the hard-line stance on immigration that Trump championed during last year’s presidential campaign, seemingly pulling back the olive branch he extended to Democratic leaders just three weeks ago. Then, Trump suggested he would be willing to extend legal protection to DREAMers first and “the wall will come later.”