1. America's borders must be secured
2. America's immigration system must be improved
3. Provide a path to legalization for undocument immigrants
What's vital for filipino nurses is Obama's resolve to fix the dysfunctional immigration bureaucracy and increase the number of legal immigrants to keep families together and meet the demand for jobs that employers cannot fill.
The prospect of the visa retrogression getting lifted in 2009 is good if Obama's blueprint for change becomes a reality.