How Did Melania Trump Score an ‘Einstein Visa’?

The Washington Post reports that in 2001 Melania Trump was granted “a green card in the elite EB-1 program, which was designed for renowned academic researchers, multinational business executives or those in other fields, such as Olympic athletes and Oscar-winning actors, who demonstrated ‘sustained national and international acclaim.'”

Said former Rep. Bruce Morrison (D-CT), who wrote the Immigration Act of 1990 defining EB-1: “We called it the Einstein visa.”

“In all, of the more than one million green cards issued in 2001, just 3,376 — or a fraction of one percent — were issued to immigrants with ‘extraordinary ability,’ according to government statistics.”

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