A majority of Indians waiting for family-based Green Card

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According to the recent survey, more than 2 lakh people are waiting for Green card or Legal permanent residency of the United States

According to the Department of Homeland Security, a majority of Indians waiting in line for Green Card. The largest number of 1.5 million waitlists is from America’s southern neighbour Mexico, followed by a distant India with 227,000 and China with nearly 180,000. Majority of those in the family-sponsored Green Card waiting list are siblings of US citizens. Under current law, US citizens can sponsor their family members and blood relatives for Green Cards or permanent legal residency.


Trump is against such provision which he calls as chain immigration and wants to abolish it. The opposition opposed to abolishing family-sponsored immigration system.
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