Trump wants to ban this for everyone else.
Asked if the Knavses (Melania's parents) obtained citizenship through family-based immigration, sometimes called 'chain migration,' their lawyer said, "I suppose. It's a dirty — a dirtier word."
In November, Trump tweeted, "CHAIN MIGRATION must end now!" https://t.co/PvoxdIUulC
— Kyle Griffin (@kylegriffin1) August 9, 2018
— CNN Politics (@CNNPolitics) August 9, 2018
— David Nakamura (@DavidNakamura) August 9, 2018
To be clear, Melania Trump sponsoring her parents is a method many, many Americans use to bring their family to the US. It just happens to be a practice that Melania's husband — the President — wants to do away with.
— MJ Lee (@mj_lee) August 9, 2018