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The Full Impact of Chain Migration Exposed

Article author: 
Sarah Cowgill
Article publisher: 
Liberty Nation
Article date: 
December 5, 2017
Article category: 
National News
Medium
Article Body: 
The Trump administration is publicizing the numbers of migrants entering the United States in a process known as “chain migration.” It is the first administration to break down total green card issuances due to family ties over a ten-year period.
 
The tally is staggering; in one decade 9.3 million migrants were granted a green card and resettled in this country on the sole factor of joining a family member already in America.  Not a U.S. citizen family member, mind you, but one also in possession of a green card. 
 
What a racket. And you can thank the Obama program, Deferred Action for Child Arrivals (DACA) for 700,000 and the potential of an additional 2 million if Congress legalizes the current program.
 
The Numbers
 
Jessica Vaughan, director of policy studies for the Center for Immigration Studies, has the current stats:
 
“For every one legal immigrant admitted to the U.S., 3.45 family members are later given permission to legally migrate. For every two immigrants we admit, you can say there will be an additional seven admitted.”
 
“Current immigration policy allows green card recipients to sponsor parents and siblings for the same card.”
 
How is possible that a non-citizen in this country can sponsor other non-citizens and move them right on into our cities and towns?  These numbers account for 70% of all immigration and contribute to low-skilled workers’ entry which negatively impacts American minority groups with similar skills. 
 
This is akin to displacing legal American workers in favor of an immigrant entry-level worker...