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Houston Matters

Will Local Leaders Get Behind Pres. Trump’s Immigration Plan?

We learn more details on the President’s proposal and get reactions from Rep. Gene Green and area immigration experts.

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As NPR has been reporting, the White House has laid out President Trump's immigration plan. It includes a path to citizenship for nearly two million immigrants, but it also proposes changes to the legal immigration system.

But is the plan something local leaders and Congressional representatives can get behind?

Houston Matters talks it over with Rep. Gene Green, a Democrat who represents the 29th District of Texas, Jeronimo Cortina, an associate professor of political science at the University of Houston, and Cesar Espinosa, executive director of FIEL Houston.

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