We should decrease the number of green cards issued to legal residents' relatives who are not members of the nuclear family.
We should increase the number issued to high-skilled immigrants.
Immigrants have founded about 25% of the technology companies in the U.S. To import immigrant entrepreneurs, we should have a Jobs Creator Visa. It would be temporary for an immigrant who creates a business and is already here on another visa. It would be extended when the firm hires at least one American non-family resident. It would become permanent when the firm hires at least five American non-family residents. (Robert E. Litan, Kauffman Foundation, Opinion, Wall Street Journal, A19, March 8, 2010)