Commentary

Super-Duper Immigration Reform

Addressing an issue I think we can all agree is long over-due, New York Congressman–and bachelor–Anthony Weiner has introduced legislation creating a special visa for super models. Under his proposal, 1,000 exceptionally attractive foreigners would be eligible to enter the country each year. (Okay, why are we limiting this category?) Under the Rube Goldberg scheme that passes for our current immigration policy, super models have to compete with computer nerds for the coveted H1-B visas, forcing us to choose between the highly-skilled and highly-attractive. Some choices are simply beyond us. hat tip: the always interesting Silicon Alley Insider

Michael Flynn is Director of Government Affairs for the Reason Foundation, a nonpartisan think tank whose mission is to advance a free society by developing, applying, and promoting libertarian principles, including individual liberty, free markets, and the rule of law.