Trump Calls For End Of Green Card Lottery


US President Donald Trump has called for the green card lottery to be scrapped, saying it allowed the New York truck attack suspect into the US.

In a series of tweets he called for the immigration programme to be replaced with a merit-based system.

“The terrorist came into our country through what is called the ‘Diversity Visa Lottery Program,’ a Chuck Schumer beauty. I want merit based,” Trump tweeted.

He continued: “We must get MUCH tougher (and smarter).”

The US president also accused Senator Schumer, a New York Democrat, of “helping to import Europes [sic] problems”.

“We will stop this craziness!” he added. Read more at BBC.



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