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Trump’s Immigration Overhaul, and What Biden Might Do: QuickTake

Sept. 24, 2020, 2:34 PM

Long before the U.S. tightened its borders to slow the spread of the novel coronavirus, President Donald Trump set about reshaping America’s immigration system with a nationalist and isolationist bent. Promises to crack down on illegal immigration and erect a wall along the Mexican border formed the centerpiece of his election campaign in 2016. His Democratic challenger in the Nov. 3 election, former Vice President Joe Biden, embraces immigration as fundamental to the national character in a country where 99% of citizens trace their roots to somewhere else.

1. What is Trump’s issue with immigration?

Trump says “illegal immigrants” ...