The LA Times reports: many political and administrative challenges will arise if the Trump administration tries to implement merit-based immigration systems.
The Los Angeles Times is the latest major news outlet to discuss Donald Trump’s “extreme vetting” proposal.
I am quoted in this article regarding the unenforceability of such a requirement:
The newest iteration of Trump’s policy, though not specifically demanding a religious test on entering the country, still allows for capricious enforcement, said Steve Yale-Loehr, a Cornell Law School professor who specializes in immigration.
“What one president thinks is important for American values, another president may deem not important”, he said. “We don’t want an immigration policy subject to the vagaries of political opinion.”
The article by Noah Bierman is available on the Los Angeles Times website: Donald Trump calls for ‘extreme vetting’ and an ideological test for would-be immigrants