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House passes bill to cancel
diversity visa lottery

Washington Times [DC], by Stephen Dinan

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Posted By:JoniTx, 11/30/2012 6:18:00 PM

The House voted Friday to cancel the annual diversity visa lottery and give those immigration visas to high-tech foreign-born who earn advanced degrees from American universities, as Republicans powered through their chamber the first major immigration bill since the election. The 245-139 vote was a test of the GOP’s plan to tackle immigration piecemeal, and while the bill passed, the strong opposition from Democrats suggests that Republicans’ strategy will face difficult hurdles. And while the chief selling point of the bill was to boost green cards given to science, technology, engineering and technology students, the bigger fight came over


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Reply 1 - Posted by: supersid, 11/30/2012 6:26:12 PM     (No. 9042021)

´Diversity visa lottery´ is the most brain dead idea. The only reason for USA to allow immigration is if the immigrants are of benefit. The lottery ensures that worthless people with no skills are allowed to immigrate and begin the process of chain migration. Of course the new arrivals through this route will be parasitic and vote dem.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: saguni, 11/30/2012 6:49:38 PM     (No. 9042053)

That´s a good start, now cancel "family reunification" visas.

Make "sponsors" actually sponsor the family members they bring in, like the bad old days, when only property owners could sponsor an immigrant.

Let them support their family members in their own home, on their own dime, without taxpayer funds in the form of SSI, Medicare, Food Stamps, Section 8 Housing Assistance, etc.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: Davids918, 11/30/2012 7:16:49 PM     (No. 9042086)

Now, draft another House bill that will increase the LEGAL quota for immigration.

The Dems want illegal immigrants to use as pawns in political game.
Change the game, and work on program to legally process all here, and those who want to be here.

Infuse the country with bright, energetic people looking to achieve the American dream.

This is NOT amnesty.

They apply, pay application fee, get processed, and it´s all legal and humane.

Make it available to Chinese, Vietnamese, Irish, Germans, Russians, etc...

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Reply 4 - Posted by: bighambone, 11/30/2012 8:30:27 PM     (No. 9042164)

Getting rid of the liberal Democrat created diversity lottery is a good thing for America.

If you were to process the entire illegal alien population and put them on a path to citizenship, eventually you would be handing the liberal Democrats a huge mass of new foreign born voters.

The vast majority of the illegal alien population of probably 20 million people, comes mostly from socialist oriented home countries, are poor and generally uneducated people, who when they can find jobs earn a very low wage. Once they are all legalized and eligible to participate in the US network of social benefits and services many of them will have little incentive to keep working at low paying jobs, when they can live much better by enjoying all the social benefits and services that the liberal Democrats will make available for them.

It´s just human nature that the vast majority of them would vote for Santa Clause to keep those benefits and services coming, the recent election shows that. Anyone who believes that the wimpy Republicans will be able to out pander the liberal Democrats in return for the votes of the vast majority of those people is living in a fairyland.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: JAN, 11/30/2012 8:52:05 PM     (No. 9042211)

Cogress-critter Johnson of Guam tipping over fame insists that these new visas are racist.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: ColonialAmerican1623, 11/30/2012 9:13:38 PM     (No. 9042230)

Do they mean the ones that fill more jobs that the unemployed need ?

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