It is believed that Melania Trump, who is a U.S. citizen, has sponsored her parents for permanent residency.
Wildes said the term was a "dirtier" way of describing "a bedrock of our immigration process when it comes to family reunification", the Times reported.
President Donald Trump should have been moved this week when our nation of immigrants accepted two new Americans: first lady Melania Trump's parents, Amalia and Viktor Knavs.
The president in January proposed ending most family-based immigration and replacing it with a skills-based system.
President Trump has railed against family-based or "chain" immigration in the past.
The couple's lawyer said they had "travailed a wonderful journey". "Once they had the green card, they then applied for citizenship when they were eligible", he said.
Twin California wildfires are largest in state's history
A total of almost 3,900 people were fighting the Mendocino Complex Fire , including crews from Arizona, Washington and Alaska. Hundreds of colleagues, family and friends attended a memorial service Saturday in Fresno for National Forest Service Capt.
He frequently reminds his audiences of the October terror attack in NY, where Sayfullo Saipov, an immigrant from Uzbekistan, ploughed a pickup truck down a bike lane, killing eight people near the World Trade Center.
Canada has a MERIT-BASED system, while the U.S. prioritizes more FAMILY-based immigration.
Viktor and Amalija Knavs, who are from Slovenia, had previously been living in the U.S.as legal permanent residents with green cards.
Usually naturalization ceremonies at the Jacob J. Javits Federal Building in the city are large events in which several immigrants are sworn in as citizens after reciting an oath and the Pledge of Allegiance. She said the first lady's parents "are not part of the administration and deserve privacy". The Slovenian immigrants, a former auto dealer and textile factory worker, had been living in the U.S.as permanent residents.
Amalija is 73. The first lady, born Melanija, changed her name to Melania Knauss when she started modeling.
When asked if the couple became citizens through chain migration, Wildes replied, "I suppose".
The First Lady became a USA citizen in 2006, after she entered the United States in 2001 on a coveted Einstein visa for people with "extraordinary ability" when she was working as a model.
Their daughter, Melania, was raised under Communist rule in the town of Sevnica where her father worked as a auto dealer and her mom in a textile factory.
In fact, NASA is paying Boeing and SpaceX billions to fly Americans to and from the International Space Station. The latter as termed by IBM was touted "the first AI companion of human beings in space". "That's a big deal".
The powerful quake triggered panic among tourists and residents, and was also felt on the neighbouring holiday island of Bali . Videos showed screaming people running in panic from a shopping mall and a neighborhood in Bali where parked vehicles swayed.
The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia expresses its absolute and categorical rejection of the position of the Canadian Government. The move follows vigorous calls by Canada for the immediate release of activists that have been detained .
Christian L, who violated a child contact order when he lived with the boy, holds previous convictions for paedophilia. The couple distributed videos of the sexual abuse across the dark net, selling it for large sums of money.
The Sacramento Bee, citing Cal Fire, reported that more than 14,000 firefighters were battling 17 blazes across the state. Varney's radio wasn't communicating with headquarters, so his assistant relayed messages - until they lost contact.
Trump has ultimately threatened tariffs on over $500 billion in Chinese goods, covering virtually all USA imports from China. Cheniere Energy Inc., which began exports in February 2016 from a US gas market glutted with the fuel, fell on the news.
However, the European champions reportedly had a late change of heart so the 23-year-old stayed, signing a new contract in Bilbao. It was not easy to leave everything I have worked for so many years, the exertion nd the experiences.
An indictment from a grand jury also charges Collins's son, Cameron Collins, and Stephen Zarsky, the father of his fiancee. Lawyers for Collins released a statement expressing confidence he would be "completely vindicated and exonerated".
The 31-year-old won two titles at the Etihad Stadium but fell out of favour after the arrival of Pep Guardiola as manager in 2016. Barcelona's offer of Mina as part of the Pogba deal is due to the fact Mourinho is desperate to strengthen his defence.
Former world No 1 Day pulled within two of Thomas when he rattled off three straight birdies starting at the 10th hole. He made five birdies, including a 50-foot putt from just short of the 18th green as he was making the turn.
Ohio and Kansas races deadlocked; Trump's candidates lead
Trump, Vice President Mike Pence, and House Speaker Paul Ryan (R., Wis.) have all traveled to the district in support of Mr. In Michigan, three mainstream Democrats in suburban Detroit were among those vying for a chance at retiring Republican Rep.
Indra Nooyi to Step Down as PepsiCos CEO After 12 Years
Nooyi's most significant legacy, leading the company's transformation mainly in snacks, has been visible across markets. She was previously CFO having joined Pepsi in 1994 as senior vice president of strategic planning.
Browns trade WR Corey Coleman to Bills for draft pick
It'd be totally fine if the Browns truly felt that Corey Coleman wasn't going to develop into the star wideout. Brandon Beane confirmed that the Bills gave up a seventh round pick in 2020 to get the wide receiver.
Trump Touts Iran Sanctions
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu , like Trump a long-time opponent of the accord, congratulated him on the new sanctions. Iran took a series of measures to try to limit the effect of U.S. sanctions on their economy over the weekend. "That's the ask.
Iran snubs offer of a meeting by Trump
Global sanctions were lifted under the agreement between world powers and Tehran in return for its curbs on the nuclear program. And John Bolton, the president's national security adviser, is a well-known Iran hawk who has advocated for regime change.