Will Congress End The Ability Of Our Greatest Athletes To Immigrate?

While most of us are aware of the turmoil that has been taking place on our southern border, few are aware that Congress is quietly moving forward with a plan that would force athletes of extraordinary ability to wait over 15 years to obtain “green cards” to remain in the U.S. In July, the House of Representatives passed HR 1044, strangely named “Fairness for High Skilled Immigration Act.” It now awaits Senate action under S. 386 where there have been no hearings and it enjoys widespread bipartisan support. In order to understand the problem with S. 386, you must first understand how current law regulates immigration to the U.S. through “per country caps” where no one country can send more t

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