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US: ‘Chain migration’ grants Melania Trump’s parents citizenship

Trump has been a critic of the ‘family reunification’ immigration policy from which the first lady’s parents appear to have benefited.

Immigration activists in the United States are accusing the president of being a hypocrite.

Donald Trump has been critical of the legal practice that gives relatives of citizens preference for moving to the US.

Now his wife’s parents have been granted citizenship, seemingly as a result of the same immigration policy.

Al Jazeera’s Kimberly Halkett reports.