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Immigration Plan Assailed in New Attack on Cost by DeMint Published: May 3, 2013 "The most significant revision of U.S. immigration laws in a generation will come under a new line of attack for its potential costs to public programs including Social Security and Medicare. Jim DeMint, a former Republican senator from South Carolina and now president of the Washington-based Heritage Foundation, will lead the assault with a report from
L-1B SPECIALIZED KNOWLEDGE RENEWAL PETITION APPROVED IN ONE HOUR Published: May 1, 2013 Our client is a Canadian citizen. He is employed as Vice President of Strategic Business Development for a Canadian IT consulting firm, and was previously approved in L-1B status on behalf of the company’s wholly-owned subsidiary in the United States. Following the approval of an initial L-1B petition, a reorganization of the corporate structure took
Push to Include Gay Couples in Immigration Bill Published: May 1, 2013 "But under a 1996 federal law that defines marriage as a union between a man and a woman, Americans cannot apply for green cards for foreign spouses of the same sex. In addition, the immigration code does not recognize same-sex partners. Last Wednesday, about 40 gay and lesbian families from 27 states fanned out across Capitol Hill in a lobbying blitz,
13th TN Management Consultant Approved In Less Than One Hour Published: Apr 26, 2013 Our client, a Canadian citizen, is a successful Management Consultant with over 33 years of experience whose services are contracted for throughout the world. She is under contract to a U.S. management consultant firm that provides consulting services to business, organizations and individuals so that they can improve their effectiveness, develop leadership
House group nears immigration deal Published: Apr 1, 2013 "A small, bipartisan House group is nearly finished with its immigration reform plan, which it hopes to announce the week of April 8 when Congress returns from recess. But lawmakers and leadership are carefully eying several significant lingering technical issues to bring it across the finish line. The key issues causing concern are fears about the price
Obama 'confident' immigration bill could pass by summer Published: Mar 28, 2013 "President Barack Obama pressed for swift action on a sweeping immigration bill Wednesday, saying last-minute obstacles are "resolvable" and predicting Congress could pass historic legislation by the end of the summer. In back-to-back interviews with Spanish-language television networks, Obama repeatedly voiced confidence in a bipartisan Senate group that
Chuck Schumer: ‘Gang of 8’ close to immigration deal Published: Mar 22, 2013 "The New York Democrat told Hispanic media outlets Thursday he was confident a deal would be reached in the days ahead, although the group is unlikely to be unveiled before the end of the Easter recess. “About 90 percent of the issues, including the path to citizenship, are settled,” Schumer said, adding that the group was meeting
Luis Gutiérrez: GOP and Dems Agree on Path to Citizenship Published: Mar 20, 2013 "Many key House Republicans would support a pathway to full citizenship under a comprehensive immigration reform plan, according to Rep. Luis Gutiérrez, a Democratic negotiator on immigration and member of the House "Gang of Eight." Gutiérrez (Ill.) told reporters on Tuesday that he is optimistic about the chances of comprehensive immigration