The US gained two new citizens of note on Thursday: Viktor and Amalija Knavs, parents of first lady Melania Trump. Wildes said the first lady sponsored her parents for their green cards, and once eligible, they applied for citizenship.
Melania Trump's parents have been sworn in as U.S. citizens.
The plan, which Trump reiterated last week at a Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania rally, would limit immigrants like his wife to sponsoring only their spouses and underage children to join them in the U.S. - not their parents, adult children or siblings.
Under US immigration law, Melania's parents would need to have had green cards for at least five years before they could apply for citizenship.
President Donald Trump's in-laws, Viktor and Amalija Knavs, took the oath of citizenship, Wildes said.
President Trump has railed against family-based or "chain" immigration in the past.
What you need to know to see this weekend's big meteor shower Even though this may be somewhat of a down year, the Perseids still typically are one of the best meteor shows of the year. To make the best of the meteors, observers should avoid built-up areas and try to find an unobstructed view to the east.
"These doors that are in America remain hinged open to attractive people as they have today", Wildes said, adding, "We just thank everybody for their attention to this very important dialogue that we're having on immigration".
She settled in NY in 1996 and met Trump two years later. He wouldn't say who sponsored their green cards.
She settled in NY in 1996 and met Mr Trump two years later. "I've been a very staunch advocate against the president's policies myself as an immigration lawyer", Wildes said. Green cards can also be obtained through employment, receiving asylum or refugee status, or in other special circumstances.
Viktor Knavs was a vehicle salesman in the Slovenian town of Sevnica, while his wife Amalija worked at a textile factory.
The first lady was named Melanija Knavs when she was born in Slovenia but later changed her name to Melania Knauss when she began her modeling career.
When Woods was told of Bjorn's comments and asked if he believes that, he said with a smile, "I like my chances in match play". Meanwhile, European Ryder Cup captain Thomas Bjorn has pulled out on the eve of the tournament with a back injury.
Greater Sudbury's summer of severe weather continues today, as Environment Canada has issued a severe thunderstorm watch. A cell there is producing heavy rain, large hail, and strong winds moving southeast at 20 miles per hour .
There could also be rain in parts of Scotland and Northern Ireland but the rest of England and Wales should stay dry. Temperatures are expected to reach 25C in Sheffield today but these are set to dip towards the end of the week.
The idea would be similar to how special operations forces from across the military services are distributed to various commands. Mattis told reporters earlier this week. "There is a threat out there but it's being handled by the U.S.
The duo become the second and third players to swap Camp Nou for Goodison Park this summer, following Lucas Digne to Merseyside. Everton had a Deadline Day to remember after pulling off the triple capture of Bernard , Yerry Mina and Andre Gomes .
Asked about the prospect of playing two spinners, he said: "Walking in here, the pitch looked really hard, it's obviously dry". England and India were left frustrated at Lord's with persistent rain wiping out the whole of day one of the second Test.
At the same time, New Game+ won't be locked to any previous difficulty settings; it can be as easy or hard as players choose. Lastly, users can now skip all of the in-game cinematics in normal and New Game Plus after they've beaten the game once.
It takes a calf a little under a year and a half to fully develop in the womb, and they nurse for another year. She is underweight and lethargic with periods of inactivity, and does not appear to be feeding.
When Can You See the Perseid Meteor Shower? It might take your eyes a little bit to adjust to the darkness, so be patient. The only concern for viewing is wildfire smoke is likely to stay parked over Montana through next week.
Karan Johar To Ascend ‘Throne’
Takht is said to be Dharma Productions first historical multi-starrer which will depict a battle for the majestic Mughal throne. So, one can assume that Karan might be the reason why Kareena has agreed to come on board along with Ranveer Singh.
Arab Groups Challenge Israel's Nation-State Law In Court
Unlike the Muslim and Christian Arab minorities, Israeli Druze are drafted to the military and many strongly identify as Israeli. Tens of thousands of Druze and their supporters rallied in central Tel Aviv on Saturday to protest against the legislation.
Oscars adding popular film category
Rather than skipping those moments, however, they will be aired later in the broadcast, with the best parts being aired. The final reform will be to hold the ceremony earlier in the calendar year - in 2020, it will shift to February 9.
Fresh quake hits Lombok, fells buildings
The magnitude-5.9 natural disaster struck close to the epicentre of Sundays 6.9 quake on Lombok, with a depth of 10km (6 miles). Buildings still standing on the island have been weakened after Sunday's 7.0 quake.
PS4 Pro is getting a 500 Million Limited Edition release
The 500 Million Limited Edition PS4 Pro will be available to purchase starting August 24 at select online retailers . The matching DualShock 4 will appear in Europe on the same day, but in North America in early September 2018.