本帖最后由 houston_hawk 于 2014-8-30 17:06 编辑 |
. 鍥磋鎴戜滑@1point 3 acres
I read several articles on this topic, basically, Obama is proposing to change the method how the 140,000 employment-based annual green card cap is counted.
traditionally, US count both the principle applicants and they spouse and children against/towards the cap. but , there is an other way US government they can use: count only principle applicants against the cap, then 140,000 cap represents 1400,000 family, not people. Generally, in average, a family contains 2.7 people. this means, in essense, the cap increases from 140,000 people to 378,000 people. this will ease, or even eliminate green card backlog immediately. so, consequently, priority date will not be important any more.
more important, this plan needs only President authority, not need to pass the Senate or Representative House. it is legal step/action, even only President gets engaged in this change. this is constitutional President authority/power.
Good news to us.