This cartoon identifies the misconception of the inherent dangers of these controversial weapons. With the term ‘Assault Weapons’ as a key phrase to cause people to become uncomfortable and to get a certain reaction out of the public. Ghost Guns cause more damage to the user in most cases than to the potential victims.
In light of the shortcomings of the currently used green card system, a new platform must be devised. One such is a dual pathway system that enables for skilled immigrants to undergo a merit-based evaluation for their green cards while asylees/refugees have a separate path. This division of the green card system allows for bipartisan support for a bill that only benefits the greater good.
The country-quota system established in the mid 20th century is still utilized in the United States for the process of distributing permanent residencies. As a direct consequence of this unfair policy, those in some countries have a clear path to their green cards while others do not. This cartoon contrasts an immigrant from India and Finland who have paths of significantly differing difficulties to obtain their permanent residency.
In American society, the country quota-based green card policy has rendered it nearly impossible for long-term immigrants of certain countries to obtain their permanent residencies. This cartoon is a pictorial representation of a skilled IT immigrant facing this unfair reality.