If there were any doubts about President-elect Donald Trump’s immigration agenda, his pick for Attorney General offers some clarity. Republican senator Jeff Sessions of Alabama has been called “amnesty’s worst enemy” and favors not just widespread deportations of undocumented immigrants, but drastic reductions of legal immigration. Sessions has argued that the second “great wave” of immigration beginning in the 1960 is the main force driving down wages in the U.S.
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