The diversity visa could once again be on the chopping block.
Eliminating the visa, like President
The diversity visa “does implicitly select for skills,” Jeremy Neufeld of the Niskanen Center, a libertarian think tank, told Bloomberg Law.
There’s “a misconception, that seems to be somewhat widespread, that the people coming on the visa are not skilled,” he said. Diversity visa recipients are more skilled on average than other immigrants and native-born U.S. citizens, he said.
Giving diversity visas can make other skilled workers in ...