U.S. to Skirt Green-Card CheckSo much for the ruse of "Homeland Security."
Action Will Help Applicants Lacking Final FBI Clearance
Facing a rapidly growing backlog of immigration cases, the Bush administration will grant permanent residency to tens of thousands of legal U.S. immigrants without first completing required background checks against the FBI's investigative files.
The change affects a large but unknown number of about 47,000 permanent residency, or green-card, applicants whose cases are otherwise complete but whose FBI checks have been pending for more than six months, U.S. officials said. continued
People can barely vacation in the US without being humiliated at the crossings and the airports, but if you want to live here, then by all means, make your application now because the FBI is backlogged.
They ought to hire Sibel Edmonds back.