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Trump plan would shift immigration focus to ‘merit’

Trump plan would shift immigration focus to ‘merit’

WASHINGTON -- Unveiling a new immigration plan, U.S. President Donald Trump said Thursday he wanted to provide a sharp contrast with Democrats, and he did -- aiming to upend decades of family-based immigration policy with a new approach that favours younger, "totally brilliant," high-skilled workers he says won't compete for American jobs. Trump's sweeping immigration…