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What Visa Changes Say About U.S. Immigration Priorities

NPR | May 5, 2013 5:03 a.m. | Updated: May 5, 2013 9:10 a.m.

The immigration reform bill currently circulating around the Senate would scrap a two-decade old program that distributes diversity visas to countries with historically-low rates of immigration to the U.S. But it would also introduce the Merit-Based Visa, given to those with a job and high-level education.

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