The Governor of Seattle, Jay Inslee has decided to sign the Ghost Gun Ban Bill with the help of Seattle citizens and fellow legislators. Eventually the bill moves through the Washington State Senate and then moves to the X-File. This undoes the previous signing of the bill and places the bill in an indefinite hold.
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.