The case for auctioning visas

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Immigration as an issue has proved extraordinarily resistant to compromise. Our elected officials can't even seem to agree on a proposal — amnesty for adult immigrants who came here illegally as children — that large majorities in both parties support. Instead, the DREAMers are being held hostage to debates about whether we should prioritize skilled immigration over family reunification, whether we should promote diversity or promote assimilation. While it may be necessary to have...


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