Proposed Immigration Law Changes Miss Larger Picture

Proposed changes to the country’s immigration laws would significantly restrict family visas in order to make more room for in-demand employment visas. Those changes are contained in an immigration-reform bill that was cleared by the Senate in June 2013. The bill includes several visa restrictions, and specifically calls for the elimination of the family-based visa system that allows adult siblings of American citizens to immigrate to this country.  However, the proposed changes are already triggering stringent criticism, especially from the Asian American community in this country. The immigration reform bill,  the Border Security, Economic Opportunity and Immigration Modernisation Act was […]

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