Senator Jeff Sessions, arguably the top conservative lawmaker on immigration issues, released a statement today on on Donald Trump’s immigration plan. The Alabama conservative said “it is exactly the plan America needs.”
The Examiner reported:
The Senate’s leading proponent of enforcing and toughening immigration laws said late Sunday that Donald Trump’s immigration outline, his first major position white paper, is “exactly the plan America needs.”
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In a strong endorsement of Trump’s bid to close the border to illegal immigration, the Alabama senator that regular native Americans and especially minorities would benefit by being put first in line for jobs.
“This plan puts the needs of working Americans foremost, and develops an effective strategy for improving their wages and job prospects. Crucially, this plan includes an emphasis on lifting struggling minority communities, including our immigrant communities, out of poverty — by preventing corporations from bringing in new workers from overseas to replace them and drive down wages,” said Sessions in a statement.