Leave it as it is-some quotas based on countries of origin
do not change the laws but enforce them better
Restrict immigration to those with needed skills
restrict immigration to those able to provide for themselves
Have a complete moratorium on immigration for a period of years
But speaking stictly about legal immigration, the same comment applies. Our policies and laws are no more restrictive than the majority of the world's countries. In many cases less so. Try to immigrate to New Zealand or Australia.
So your assumptions are not likely to be real.
Eventually he declined the offer because they were not allowing black folks to immigrate at that time and his family and mine were heavy into our own country's civil rights struggle. Since then I have had several friends over the years try to immigrate there. Not a single one of them was accepted. They've all described the process as byzantine and "insane".
As for New Zealand, one of my favorite programs is Border Wars. It's a NZ weekly program serializing immigration and customs control. Not once has anyone on this reality show described immigration as easy, or anything other than life consuming. In fact, several episodes folks have compared entry to the US specifically, saying as much as the US puts you through, NZ is ten times worse.
Anecdotal I admit, but that's why I chose those two examples.
Now, show me specifics. What is it about US immigration law you find so anomalous with the rest of the world?
Creat a panel of 1000 men and women.
Rate each illegal on attractiveness on a scale of 0 to 100. Anyone that rates above 70% can stay in America and become a citizen.
CORPORATE GREED AND UNION GREEDDEMOCRATS AND REPUBLICANSDESTROYING THE BEST OF AMERICA ONE DAY AT A TIME
This is the worst kind of discrimination. The kind against ME! ~ Bender