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Myth: Immigrating to the United States for Work or Family is easy.

Fact: Visas for employment-based immigration have numerical caps, require immigrants to fit specific qualifications that demonstrate “extraordinary ability” and require employers to complete a lengthy verification process to ensure no U.S. worker is available for the position.

  • There are 14,000 employment-based visas allocated annually.
  • Only 5,000 employment-based visas are for low-skilled positions, despite the high demand for these workers.

For more go to: http://lirs.org/wp-content/uploads/2012/05/IMMIGRATION-MYTHS-AND-FACTS-APRIL-13-20121.pdf

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