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Cubans wait their turn to enter Panama's embassy in Havana to apply for travel visas to Panama last March. The U.S. State Department eliminated a coveted five-year tourist visa for Cubans, dealing a heavy blow to entrepreneurs and Cuban members of divided families who used the visas to see relatives in the U.S. and buy precious supplies for their businesses on the island. Ramon Espinosa/AP hide caption

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How The Trump Administration Uses 'Workarounds' To Reshape Legal Immigration

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The diversity lottery, often referred to as the green card lottery, is available for people from countries with low immigration rates to the U.S. But in recent months, criticism of the program has grown louder, culminating with President Trump calling to end it. Eric Thayer/Reuters hide caption

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