Donald Trump just changed the way Presidents talk about terror attacks.
Most perpetrators of attacks on US soil have been handled in civilian courts since 9/11. Many of them, like shoe bomber Richard Reid and September 11 conspirator Zacarias Moussaoui, are serving life in draconian Supermax prisons where inmates are locked in spartan cells for up to 23 hours a day.
Immigration changes stalled, too
A previous push to change the diversity visa lottery and to move towards a more merit-based system — that was supported by Schumer — foundered in the last comprehensive immigration reform push four years ago.