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White House Calls for Immigration Reform After New York City Bombing

White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders called on Monday for Congress to work with President Donald Trump to change immigration laws, saying that this morning's bombing of a New York City station "underscores the need" for reform.

Police suspect a 27-year-old Bangladeshi immigrant of strapping the bomb to his body and setting it off, the New York Times reports. Sanders said the suspect entered the United States legally through a process called chain migration, which allows documented immigrants to sponsor immediate family members to join them.

Trump wants to end chain migration, which his administration found in a count last month has helped 9.3 million people settle in the U.S. over the last 10 years.

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