Massive Delays for Legal Immigrants

Article author: 
Joel B. Pollak
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Article date: 
25 November 2013
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National News
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In a response to complaints, the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) said last week that it has improved wait times from 13 months, now processing applications filed in February...

President Barack Obama has promised to streamline legal immigration as part of comprehensive immigration reform.

However, his 2012 decision to defer deportation for illegal aliens brought into the country as children--the so-called "Dream Act by fiat"--has flooded the federal immigration bureaucracy with new requests by those eligible to register for formal status...