Immigration: Mitt Romney promises green cards he can’t cash
- promise Mitt Romney’s finally laid out concrete immigration reform: Promising green cards to immigrants receiving advanced degrees in math or science, and the parents of permanent citizens.
- problem It’s unclear whether Mitt could actually reform who receives green cards, even if he was president, without the Congress’s backing, as they set the year visa limits for foreigners each year. source
» He still has options, though: He could always do what Obama did and issue an executive order, despite Republicans slamming Obama for using his executive powers to enact immigration reform. A little surprising Romney wants to help the families of the oft-decried “anchor babies” of immigrant parents. Unsurprising? Mitt still wants to build a “high-tech fence” across the Mexican-American border.