A lawyer for First Lady Melania Trump’s parents admitted Thursday that the couple was able to become United States citizens thanks to a program President Donald Trump has often railed against and tried to eliminate.
Viktor and Amalija Knavs, who came to the United States from Slovenia, were sworn in as U.S. citizens in New York Thursday.
Melania Trump sponsored her parents to obtain US green cards, a source familiar tells CNN. Today, her parents became US citizens. “Some people come in, and they bring their whole family with them, who can be truly evil. NOT ACCEPTABLE!”
CHAIN MIGRATION must end now! Some people come in, and they bring their whole family with them, who can be truly evil. “He decides to kill them. They lost arms. They lost limbs. They lost so much. They lost their life. But they lost so much. So, we have to change this and we’re going to change it.”
Saipov did not even come to the U.S. via the family-based migration system. He came to the U.S. as part of the diversity lottery.