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By Orrin G. Hatch
Procedural changes impede the chamber's traditional deliberative function
Topic - Madeleine Sumption
The diversity lottery, implemented in a 1990 law, doesn't really fit any of those categories, said Madeleine Sumption, senior policy analyst at the Migration Policy Institute.
"It's based on the idea that people should have the option to migrate to the U.S. even if none of those other three things apply," Ms. Sumption said. "There isn't an immediate constituency for the diversity visa, and I think that's why it's most often on the chopping blocks."