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How a Trump-endorsed bill would change U.S. immigration

Clip: 08/02/2017 | 3m 20s

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A bill proposed by Sen. Tom Cotton, R-Ark., and Sen. David Perdue, R-Ga., and endorsed by President Trump would cut in half the number of people legally allowed into the United States, and mark a profound shift in American policy in place for a half century. Alan Gomez of USA Today joins Judy Woodruff to discuss what the change could mean for future job growth.

Aired: 08/02/17 | Rating: NR

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