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Donald Trump Holds Campaign Town Hall In Iowa

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Donald Trump‘s entire presidential campaign began with his controversial stance on immigration and his plans to target Muslims.

According to reports, Trump’s policy advisers are discussing plans to establish a registry for Muslim immigrants in America. Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach revealed Trump advisers are looking at how to implement a proposal suggested by the businessman-turned-President-elect that would force immigrants from Muslim countries to register on a database.

Kobach also claims the Trump administration could push ahead rapidly on construction of a U.S.-Mexico border wall without seeking immediate congressional approval. Although his role has not been confirmed by the President-elect’s transition team, Kobach helped devise tough immigration laws in a number of U.S. states and claims to have participated in regular conference calls with Mr. Trump’s immigration advisers, the Independent reports.

With the registration scheme, Muslims will reportedly be given a form of identification that notes their religion. However, Congress, which is controlled by Trump’s fellow Republicans, could object to redirecting the Department of Homeland Security funds designated for other purposes.

SOURCE: Independent 

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