Trump to vow tough immigration approach in speech to Congress

Image copyright ABC Image caption President Trump appeared to rehearse his speech as he left the White House bound for Congress

US President Donald Trump is expected to promise a tough approach on immigration as he makes his first speech to a joint session of Congress.

According to excerpts, he will say that "by finally enforcing our immigration laws" the US will raise wages, help the jobless and make communities safer.

He is also expected to promise "massive tax relief for the middle class".

Mr Trump's primetime address will seek to boost his low approval ratings after a bumpy start to his presidency.

BBC

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