The AIC's Executive Director, Ben Johnson, was quoted in an article in the New York Times....
Recapture of Unused Immigrant Visas: An Idea Whose Time Has Come
Critics of H.R. 5882, a bill that would would allow visas that have gone unused due to bureaucratic delays to be "recaptured" and issued to family- or employment-based legal immigrants, claim it will needlesly create new visas. The fact is that "recapturing" lost visas would not authorize any new green cards; it would allow the government to issue green cards that Congress has already authorized.
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