"Today, President Trump is taking action to preserve America's democratic principles and ensure law-abiding American citizens are fairly represented in Congress," White House spokeswoman Karoline Leavitt tweeted.
Experts said that the measure "would be of dubious legality and would likely benefit the Republican Party by eliminating the migrant population, who are mostly non-white," Reuters agency commented.
"A senior government official said Trump was expected to argue that removing illegal immigrants from the maps... is necessary to ensure that only residents have a voice in federal politics," it added.
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