Immigration Law

Expert: Trump's Immigration Proposal Would Be a 'Big Departure' from Current Law

ABIGAIL ABRAMS AND ALANA ABRAMSON, Time Magazine, May 16, 2019

"Drafted by top advisers Jared Kushner and Stephen Miller, the proposal outlines an immigration system that focuses mostly on those with specific professional skills and education, replacing decades-old laws favoring relatives of other immigrants.

“It would be a big departure from our current system,” says Stephen Yale-Loehr, a professor of immigration law practice at Cornell University. “Right now two-thirds of all immigrants who are admitted are based on some kind of family characteristic.” "