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1) That ignores that #HR392 has a transition period to prevent this from happening, 2) US would still get the exact same diversity of immigrants, but wait times would be equal, 3) if you don't want other nationalities to wait, raise the overall caps!
HR392 institutes the fairest possible EB immigration system: first come, first served. It doesn't increase legal immigration at all, meaning that opposition to it is based on an aversion to having "too many" of certain *types* of immigrants. This is worse than nativism.
Unless you favor discriminating against Indians, the only reason to oppose getting rid of the EB per country limits is that you want a dysfunctional system for #H1Bs. You want people to give up and leave the country. We know this is Cissna's goal.
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The House GOP demands in exchange for DACA an endless list of extreme demands but the worst part is that their bill isn’t even a real solution for Dreamers. Its provisions show the GOP isn't willing to accept them as Americans, at most just criminals on parole. Here’s why:
It offers DACA recipients a “nonimmigrant” status. Unlike “immigrants,” nonimmigrants are admitted for a temporary period for a specific purpose and without any pathway to citizenship. Right off the bat, we know House GOP isn’t thinking of Dreamers as a permanent part of America
The bill protects the smallest possible group of Dreamers—only those who are currently in DACA at the time of enactment may even apply under the higher evidentiary standard. DACA was an act of prosecutorial discretion for a narrow subset of Dreamers who needed work authorization
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