The GOP’s immigration debate is about to get a whole lot more complicated.
The Republican Party’s immigration policy team, which includes Rep. Joe Wilson (R-SC), has been struggling to develop a coherent position on how to handle the growing number of undocumented immigrants, according to a new analysis.
The immigration policy framework is also being questioned by Democrats and immigration advocates, who argue that the plan is based on outdated policy assumptions.
The team has also struggled to formulate a plan to reduce the number of deportations by a third in a single year, a key demand of the GOP base.
Trump has repeatedly suggested that he will make it easier for undocumented immigrants to stay in the country, which would be a significant change in policy.
In the past, Trump has suggested that the U.S. could make it harder for immigrants to leave the country by cutting off the ability to receive welfare payments.
The Republican platform is the only official document on immigration policy released since the election.
Trump’s immigration plan would allow undocumented immigrants who are in the U