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Judd Legum @JuddLegum
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1. The focus right now is understandably on Kavanaugh but don't sleep on Stephen Miller, who is quietly working to destroy the American dream.

A radical proposal was unveiled this Friday.

Let's discuss.…
2. On Friday, Trump unveiled a proposal that would give a huge advantage to immigrants that are already pretty wealthy.

A family of 4 would make the cutoff if they earn $62,750 or more.

This is more than the median household income in the US…
3. On the flip side, anyone who gets sick or needs help will be denied permanent legal status.

If you use nutrition assistance or medicaid or Medicare prescription drug benefits, you are out…
4. This presents a cruel choice for immigrants. Feed your family or risk deportation? Get treatment for an illness or never see your family again?

Even though it's a draft proposal immigrants are already opting out because they fear for the future…
5. The idea here, of course, is to discourage immigration from what Trump calls "shithole" countries and encourage immigrants from wealthier countries.

These wealthier countries are also WHITER.

This is not an accident.…
6. You can turn on Fox News and watch Tucker Carlson rank about the dangers of diversity.

This is that bigoted point of view expressed in policy form.

Overtime, it has the potential to fundamentally reshape America.…
7. More on Trump's plot to destroy the American dream in my newsletter, Popular Information.

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