LifeZette -- Brendan Kirby

Although it accounts for less than 5 percent of the legal immigrants admitted to the country each year, critics contend the program is based on no recognizable interest — not to import people with needed skills or even to reunite recent immigrants with their families.

“It’s hard to believe that any country in the world would run a program like this,” said Roy Beck, president of the advocacy group NumbersUSA. “It’s a crazy way to run a railroad.”

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Updated: Wed, Sep 13th 2017 @ 9:55am EDT