Making strides: National immigration reform on the horizon
Steamboat Pilot & Today
Immigration laws haven't been revamped since 1996, when it became tougher to get a visa and bars to re-entry were created. The nation's quotas for visas haven't changed since 1965, meaning there are about 27,000 family-based visas per country, per year.
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