18 Jan 2018

Trump’s hardline immigration policies begin to take effect despite latest Capitol Hill stalemate


“The Wall is The Wall” and Mexico will pay for it. Remember the line? Donald Trump repeated it this morning, pushing back against his chief of staff John Kelly, who’d suggested the President’s position has ‘evolved’.

Mixed messages aside, that wall, cuts to legal immigration and ‘extreme vetting’ of those arriving, are changing lives across America.

Paraic O’Brien is in Washington DC, where one of Donald Trump’s immigration policies is stuck in negotiations on Capitol Hill.