Donald Trump on Monday will call for a new ideological test for admission to the United States, vetting applicants on their stance on issues like religious freedom, gender equality and gay rights.
The policy would represent a significant shift in how the U.S. manages entry into the country.
In a speech in swing state Ohio, Trump will also call for “foreign policy realism” and an end to nation-building if elected president.
And he’ll argue that the United States needs to work with anyone who shares the mission of destroying the Islamic State group and other extremist organizations, regardless of other disagreements.
“Mr. Trump’s speech will explain that while we can’t choose our friends, we must always recognize our enemies,” Trump senior policy adviser Stephen Miller said.
The Republican nominee’s foreign policy address comes during a rocky stretch for his campaign.
He’s struggled to stay on message and has consistently overshadowed his policy rollouts, including an economic speech last week, with provocative statements, including falsely declaring that President Barack Obama was the “founder” of the Islamic State.