To amend the Immigration and Nationality Act to eliminate the diversity immigrant program.
H.R. 4340, the American LAWS Act, introduced by Rep. Dave Brat (R-Va.) would end the family chain migration categories and the visa lottery. The legislation would also require all employers to use E-Verify for most hires within 2 years.
To amend the Immigration and Nationality Act to establish a skills-based immigration points system, to focus family-sponsored immigration on spouses and minor children, to eliminate the Diversity Visa Program, to set a limit on the number of refugees admitted annually to the United States, and for other purposes.
H.R. 1178, the SAFE for America Act, would end the visa lottery, which issues 55,000 green cards every year through a lottery system to foreign nationals without regard to their educational background or work experience.
H.R. 5224, the Criminal Alien Deportation Enforcement Act, would prohibit the issuance of visas to countries that refuse to repatriate deported aliens. Approximately 384,000 foreign nationals enter the country each year, across multiple visa categories, from recalcitrant countries.
H.R. 2278, the SAFE for America Act, would eliminate the visa lottery. This is a program that each year gives another 50,000 green cards to people without any regard to their humanitarian need or to what they might offer the country or to their having any family connections in the United States. It is a program that promotes massive illegal migration by people who think they may some day win the lottery and be allowed to stay in the United States. The bi-partisan U.S.