Politicians proclaim it. People argue about it. We hear it often: "Our immigration system is broken."
But what exactly does that mean?
That’s a tough question to answer.
The U.S. immigration system is a complex and often confusing web of policies. Those policies touch everyone from the migrant farm worker to international Ph.D students. For years now, lawmakers from both sides of the aisle have called for an overhaul of our immigration system.