• A proposed 'wealth test' could favor immigrants who earn 250% above the poverty rate, and it could be one of the Trump administration's most far-reaching immigration actions to date

    7 monthes ago - By Business Insider

    The Trump administration is proposing weighing immigrants' income levels when determining if they should be allowed to enter the United States or receive a green card.
    The administration officially published a proposal for a new rule on the Federal Register on Wednesday, suggesting that immigrants be favored if their households earn at least 250% of the federal poverty guidelines.
    Immigration advocates and experts fear that such a rule could dramatically reduce legal immigration to the US, citing data that show many immigrants earn household incomes below the 250% threshold.
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