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The proposed immigration framework could have a profound effect on Asian communities in the U.S.   © Reuters

How Trump's immigration plan would affect Asians -- in charts

The way people arrive influences poverty levels once settled in the US

BEN HEUBL, Data Journalist | North America

LONDON -- A new immigration framework proposed by the White House last month could significantly change the makeup of Asian communities in the U.S., particularly the poorest. 

If enacted, the framework would see significant reductions to the number of people admitted to the country on asylum claims or sponsored by relatives. The diversity visa lottery, designed to increase numbers from countries with low immigration rates, meanwhile, would be scrapped completely.

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