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America Must Solve Its Other Immigration Crisis

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America Must Solve Its Other Immigration Crisis

National Review Online February 3, 2023
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It’s important to stop illegal immigration to the U.S. But we must also make it easier for the world’s top talents to come here legally.

Last month, President Biden announced a policy to open a legal pathway for 30,000 Cubans, Haitians, Nicaraguans, and Venezuelans to enter America every month. This new legal parole program will ensure that more immigrants wait safely in their home countries while they are vetted, and fewer make the dangerous trek through Central America and Mexico to the United States.

Solving the border crisis is necessary and important. But I’m afraid that this crisis has led us to ignore our other immigration crisis: The growing backlog of legal petitions that makes coming to America legally more and more difficult.

Continue reading the entire piece here at the National Review Online

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Daniel Di Martino is a grduate fellow at the Manhattan Institute, a Ph.D. student in economics at Columbia University, and the founder of the Dissident Project, a speakers’ bureau for young immigrants from socialist countries.

Photo by Tzahi V/iStock 

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