• Melania Trump's Parents Likely Became U.S. Citizens Through 'Chain Migration' Donald Trump Blasts

    7 days ago - By The Huffington Post

    President Donald Trump has personally benefited from the family-based immigration he rails against.
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  • Melania Trump's parents came to the U.S. thanks to immigration system Trump wants to eliminate

    Melania Trump's parents came to the U.S. thanks to immigration system Trump wants to eliminate

    7 days ago - By Think Progress

    A lawyer for First Lady Melania Trump's parents admitted Thursday that the couple was able to become United States citizens thanks to a program President Donald Trump has often railed against and tried to eliminate.
    Viktor and Amalija Knavs, who came to the United States from Slovenia, were sworn in as U.S. citizens in New York Thursday. Asked by The New York Times if the couple benefited from family-based migration - sometimes referred to demeaningly as “chain migration” - their lawyer said, “I suppose. It's a dirty - a dirtier word.”
    He added, “It stands for a bedrock of our immigration...
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  • Meet the newest U.S. citizens: Melania Trump's parents

    Meet the newest U.S. citizens: Melania Trump's parents

    7 days ago - By The Morning Call

    First lady Melania Trump's parents were sworn in as U.S. citizens Thursday. Viktor and Amalija Knavs, both in their 70s, took the citizenship oath at a special, private ceremony in New York City. The Slovenian immigrants, a former car dealer and textile factory worker, had been living in the U.S...
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