Much of Trump immigration plan not 'radical' in GOP circles

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Despite criticism from some GOP presidential contenders this week of Donald Trump's immigration plan, the six-page proposal is actually a collection of what many Republicans have already been pushing on the campaign trail.

His call to scale back and reform the legal immigration system to better protect American workers? Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker and former Pennsylvania senator Rick Santorum have argued that strategy for months.

Trump's plan to seek out and deport immigrants who enter the country legally but overstay their visas? That's one of the six points in former Florida governor Jeb Bush's immigration plan.

His goals of securing the border, punishing sanctuary cities in the U.S. and expanding an employer's ability to check the immigration status of new hires? Virtually all of the GOP field agrees.

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