Xinhua news agency, Washington, October 4 - the White House issued a presidential announcement on the 4th, announcing that it would "suspend the admission of immigrants who will increase the financial burden on the U.S. health care system" to ensure that American citizens enjoy health care benefits.
This is an aerial photograph of the US Mexico border wall in the Mexican border city of Tijuana on January 10, 2019. The left side of the picture is the United States and the right side of the picture is Mexico. On the coast of the Mexican border city of Tijuana, a border separation wall several meters high rises from the sea and extends eastward without end. This is the starting point of the border separation wall between the United States and Mexico. Many immigrants from Latin America once chose to swim through the border wall to enter the United States at night. However, due to strong winds and waves, it is very dangerous, and many people lost their lives. Photographed by Xinhua News Agency reporter Xin Yuewei
The announcement announced a new provision: immigrant visa applicants must prove that they will obtain certified medical insurance or have the financial resources to pay reasonably foreseeable medical expenses within 30 days of entering the United States, and will not obtain an immigrant visa until these conditions are met.
The announcement also said that the new regulations will take effect on November 3 this year, and the specific operating standards and implementation procedures will be formulated by the U.S. Secretary of state.
A person in charge of the Kaiser Family Foundation, an American non-profit organization focusing on health care, said on the same day that under this provision, it is almost impossible for low-income people to obtain American immigrant visas.
US President trump advocates controlling the number of immigrants. He has been tightening US immigration policy since he took office.