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Trump Unveils Legislation Limiting Legal Immigration

There's been a huge debate about immigrants in the U.S. illegally, but the administration is looking to cut the number of legal immigrants allowed into the country by half.
President Trump pumps a fist during a speech in the Rose Garden of the White House July 26. On Wednesday, he's unveiling legislation that would curtail legal immigration. / Mark Wilson / Getty Images

Updated at 12:15 p.m. ET

President Trump unveiled controversial legislation on Wednesday that would sharply curtail legal immigration to the United States.

The president met Wednesday morning at the White House with two Republican senators pushing the legislation, Tom Cotton of Arkansas and David Perdue of Georgia.

One of President Trump's

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