Editor's Note: With discussion about immigration reform heating up - and renewed interest in this feature from our October 2008 issue across the web and on cable news shows (The Washington Post's Wonkblog and MSNBC's Rachel Madow name-checked it yesterday), Reason is happy to republish this quick, infuriating explanation of just how dysfunctional and punishing the legal immigration system is.

From our October [2008] issue, Mike Flynn, Shikha Dalmia, and Terry Colon show what it takes to legally immigrate to America. Click on the image below to see a larger version. Click again to expand it.

Read the whole issue here.