The Trouble With Legal Immigration

Johnson, Fawn
March 2014
National Journal;3/15/2014, p7
The article explains U.S. immigration laws by presenting two cases of foreign spouses obtaining a U.S. green card to which they are entitled by law. It argues that the country's current legal immigration system does nothing but confounds people who are simply trying to follow the laws. It also suggests that the U.S. should do away with the arcane country-by-country immigration quota system with root in the 1920s immigration law.


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