Dec 14 2017
President Trump has previously called for the elimination of the visa lottery system, which since 1990 has awarded 50,000 visas per year to foreign nationals from countries with low levels of migration to the US. They noted that his uncle, now a USA citizen, originally came on a diversity lottery visa, a program that benefits up to 50,000 people per year from countries with lower levels of immigration to the U.S. and is the same program that brought the suspect in a Halloween New York terrorist attack to the US. "Not luck or lotteries", Cissna wrote.
CBS News confirmed via the Department of Homeland Security that Ullah arrived in the U.S.in 2011 through "extended family chain migration".
"Today's terror suspect entered our country through extended-family chain migration, which is incompatible with national security", the president declared. "Congress must end chain migration".
But when pressed to explain the connection to terrorism from the White House podium on Tuesday, Director of US Citizenship and Immigration Services Lee Francis Cissna could cite olnly hypothetical risk.
In both Monday's attempted bombing near Times Square and October's tragic truck attack, the perpetrators were foreign nationals from Middle Eastern countries who came to the U.S. thanks to the Diversity Visa Lottery, which the President wants to end. After five years, a lottery victor is eligible to become US citizen, enabling them to then sponsor an even wider range of distant relatives.
Rohit Sharma's 208*: A look at the record knock in numbers
Still only 30, this was Rohit's 16th ODI century, taking him past Sehwag to fourth place in India's all-time centurion list. For India , Yuzvendra Chahal grabbed three wickets while commencing 60 runs, whereas paceman Jasprit Bumrah picked up two.
BBC to announce victor of African Footballer of the Year today (Monday)
Salah, the current Premier League top scorer with 13 goals, has enjoyed a stellar year for both club and country. After receiving the award, Salah said: "I'm very happy to win this award, it's a special feeling for me".
A few of the very best photos of Sunday's Supermoon
EarthSky notes this January super blue moon "will pass right through the Earth's shadow", making for a super blue moon eclipse ! During a supermoon , technically called a 'perigee syzygy, ' the moon can appear up to 30% brighter than usual.
America's chain migration policy allows people who have migrated to the U.S.to sponsor other family members to come here as well.
The President stressed his call on Congress to take action.
Attorney General Jeff Sessions is also supporting ending chain migration and the visa lottery. "I am determined to improve our immigration system to put our country and our people first".
President Trump touts immigration reform for the same reason he lashes out at illegal immigration at a time when such behavior is in decline, not on the rise.
"It's worse than not effective, it's counterproductive", said Michael Breen, president and CEO of the Truman Center and Truman National Security Project, whose membership includes former national security officials and veterans of the Obama and Clinton administrations. There is absolutely a reasonable conversation to be had about encouraging merit-based immigration, but there's also one to be made about keeping families intact.
Dec 14 2017
Google's Most Searched Terms for 2017: Hurricane Irma, Matt Lauer
Last year's most searched terms included Prince, Powerball and Hillary Clinton, according to The Hollywood Reporter . Each year, we're always intrigued and excited to see whether everyone's top Google search terms align with our own.
Dec 13 2017
Trump Wants Weigel Fired Over Inaccurate Tweet
Trump immediately hit back, quickly getting an apology out of Weigel - and demanded that the Washington Post fire him to boot. Weigel was responding to Trump's claim that the arena had been "packed to the rafters ".
Dec 12 2017
Donald Trump signs directive to send astronauts back to Moon
Vice President Mike Pence has spearheaded the administration's space policy and was on hand for the signing of the directive.
Dec 12 2017
Allardyce: Klopp can moan all he wants, it was a penalty
He added: 'They had three shots on target, we had two. "And I think he's absolutely right". "That is not likely". Only Manchester United in 2002 have made more in Premier League history at this stage of the campaign.
Dec 12 2017
Apple TV app for Europe
Meanwhile, customers shouldn't worry about possible price hikes between an app's pre-order opener and availability commencement. Customers will be able to pre-order the app via the product page and will get notified once the app is available for download .
Dec 12 2017
Ready Player One Sequel Being Developed By Author
Cline added that he had bounced some ideas off of Spielberg, but didn't provide any specifics about what the sequel would entail. Cline declined to reveal details about the sequel.
Dec 10 2017
YouTube Plans to Offer Music Subscription Service in 2018
One upon a time YouTube even offered something of its own as well, making this another attempt at breaking into the market. It will probably be called Remix, and will bring together all the YouTube Red and Google Play Music subscribers.
Dec 09 2017
See the Battle Angel Alita trailer with your own normal-sized eyes
Christoph Waltz plays a kind scientist-doctor who stumbles upon cyborg Alita ( Rosa Salazar ), stranded in Iron City's scrapyard. The likes of Michelle Rodriguez , Jackie Earle Haley , Casper Van Dien and Jeff Fahey round out the cast.
Dec 06 2017
Did Kim Kardashian Throw Shade At Taylor Swift?
Taylor Swift may be considered a snake by some, but her fans think Kim Kardashian is to blame for their bitter feud. When Kim Kardashian visited an art gallery on December 4, she took a photo of one particularly striking exhibit.
Dec 05 2017
Cold Temperatures Late This Week
Met Office meteorologist Charles Powell warned temperatures could drop even lower than last week as northerly gales blast the UK. Tonight , we'll remain on the warm side with lows in the 60s with only a slight chance of showers, mainly after midnight.
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