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Our plan includes the following. $800 million in urgent humanitarian assistance. $805 million for drug detection technology to help secure our ports of entry. An additional 2750 border agents and law enforcement professionals to physically secure our border. The plan includes $5.7 billion for a strategic deployment of physical barriers or a wall.
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There are two more elements to my plan. Number one is three years of legislative relief for 700,000 DACA recipients brought here unlawfully by their parents at a young age many years ago. Secondly, our proposal provides a three year extension of temporary protected status or TPS. Senate Majority leader Mitch McConnell has pledged to bring this bill to a vote this week in the United State Senate.
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Once the government is open, and we have made a down payment on border security, and immigration reform starts to happen, I plan to convene weekly bipartisan meetings at the White House, so we can do a finished product. A great product, a product that we can all be proud of having to do with that elusive immigration problem.