The White House on Tuesday sought to drive home its case for tougher immigration laws in the wake of this week’s attempted terror attack in New York City.
President TrumpDonald John TrumpHouse Democrat slams Donald Trump Jr. for ‘serious case of amnesia’ after testimony Skier Lindsey Vonn: I don’t want to represent Trump at Olympics Poll: 4 in 10 Republicans think senior Trump advisers had improper dealings with Russia MORE called on Congress to end certain immigration preferences for family members of U.S. citizens, saying they pose a national security threat.
Trump pointed out the suspected attacker, Akayed Ullah, entered the country through “chain migration” — a practice that allows foreigners to obtain visas if they have family members who are U.S. citizens.
“We’re going to end ‘em. Fast,” the president said.