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An Amazing (and Heartbreaking) Infographic on US Immigration

We couldn’t have said it better ourselves…

Although this graphic is from 2008, these obstacles to legal immigration still hold true, even for the most exceptional applicants. Despite the various cases and circumstances that the graphic illustrates, the story it tells us is all-too-simple: there is no path to legal citizenship shorter than 6 years. For most, the wait is well over a decade, with many qualified and law abiding immigrants eventually facing rejection. No matter how optimistic or deserving immigrants may be, only blind luck can serve them without proper reform that addresses their major contributions to US society.

Hat tip to Mike Flynn, Shikha Dalmia, and Terry Colon for creating this graphic.