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10/19/2021 Issue
           Finally, common sense prevails.
           The Democrats in Congress have a new plan: to grant employment permits plus permits to stay and travel to millions of non-citizens – but without a “path to citizenship”. Meaning: a status similar to DACA, which would make the life of the beneficiaries much easier, but would be less than having a Green Card – and, therefore, not lead to American citizenship.
           This would be GREAT. Millions of people would be able to live and work legally in the U.S., to change jobs without fear, to visit their families back home, to be safe from ICE raids and, eventually, even get Green Cards if somebody is able and willing to petition them.
           This new status would be called “PAROLE”, it would be granted for five (5) years and would be renewable every five years.
           It is still not clear whether this Plan “C” would cover members of some preferred groups, or perhaps everybody who arrived in the U.S. before January 1, 2011.
           But, but, but this Plan “C” must still get the consent of the now famous Parliamentarian – the same Parliamentarian who rejected Plan “A” and Plan “B”.

           The Secretary of Homeland Security, Mr. Alejandro Mayorkas, announced that U.S. ICE would not conduct anymore “raids” on workplaces. ICE would not sweep into a workplace to arrest dozens or hundreds of non-citizen workers.
           Instead, ICE would concentrate on taking action against employers who are abusing non-citizen workers by paying them less than the legal minimum wage or subjecting them to sub-standard working conditions.
           This would enable workers to complain without fear against employers who are taking advantage of their illegal status.


           Some people are placed in Removal Proceedings (Deportation) in Immigration Court, and while this is going on they obtain an approved petition (Form I-130) by a U.S. citizen spouse. In many cases, these people are required to apply for Adjustment of Status (Form I-485) in Immigration Court, with the Immigration Judge making the final decision.
           Recently, it was decided that the Immigration Judge is not bound to accept the approved petition as a final fact. The Judge may question again the U.S. citizen petitioner about the circumstances of the marriage and the couple’s joint life.
           If the answers are not satisfactory, the Immigration Judge may deny the Green Card, regardless of the approved petition.

           Of course. But why?
           TV programs bring interviews with business owners complaining about shortage of workers. People who go to restaurants or department stores complain about shortage or workers. Experts on TV give many explanations why there is a shortage of workers. But there is one reason almost nobody mentions: IMMIGRATION or stoppage of Immigration.
           Before the Trump era, the U.S. absorbed approximately one million (1,000,000) LEGAL immigrants every year. During the Trump four years and the Biden almost one year, LEGAL immigration was cut down by 50% or more. This happened either because of Trump policies or because of COVID-19 lock-ups. Also, the number of foreign students coming to study in the U.S., was down severely.
           This stoppage of LEGAL immigration is the reason that millions of new workers are missing from the U.S. economy.


           Some Republicans noticed a new invasion of the U.S. through the border with Mexico. They noticed a wave of applicants for Political Asylum from BRAZIL.
           The Republicans noticed that these Brazilian “refugees” seem to be in good economic condition: they don’t come walking in caravans from Brazil, but arrive in Mexico by plane, they take a taxi from the airport to the nearest U.S. border, they are dressed elegantly and they carry Gucci bags.
           Really, a new menace.
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