Congress is in the thick of another intense debate on
immigration reform, which comes to a head on Feb. 8, the deadline
by which lawmakers must pass a spending bill or the government
shuts down again.
At center stage is what what happens to Dreamers, illegal
immigrants brought here as children, but Republicans have also
thrown into the mix significant overhaul of legal immigration
— including the total elimination of a program called the
diversity visa, by which thousands of people come to America.
Trump has offered roughly this trade: Get rid of the diversity
visa — and greatly restrict so-called chain migration while
you’re at it, while adding billions …read more
Source: Cato Institute