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GOP backs immigration overhaul to woo Hispanics Published: Mar 19, 2013 "The Republican Party is embracing a comprehensive overhaul of the nation's immigration laws, as part of an effort to rebrand itself and attract more Hispanic voters who supported President Obama and Democrats in the last election. The support for an immigration overhaul is part of a $10 million outreach effort that Republican National Committee Chairman
House Close to Immigration Bill Deal Published: Mar 18, 2013 "A bipartisan group of House members are close to putting the final touches on a comprehensive immigration bill and have already met with party leaders to brief them, aides said Friday. A spokesman for Republican House Speaker John Boehner said that Boehner had a good talk Friday with Republicans in the group and that the lawmakers have made real
Senators agree on path to legal status for illegal immigrants Published: Mar 12, 2013 "Eight senators who have spent weeks trying to write a bipartisan bill to overhaul immigration laws have privately agreed on the most contentious part of the draft — how to offer legal status to the nation's 11 million illegal immigrants. According to aides familiar with the closed-door negotiations, the bill would require illegal immigrants to
Trade NAFTA Scientific Technician Approved Published: Mar 8, 2013 Our client is a Canadian citizen. He has more than 18 years of experience in the design and fabrication of architectural features. A United States company that is a specialty fabricator of stainless steel, bronze, copper, aluminum and glass architectural features desired our client’s services as a manufacturing engineering technician. In view of the
Gay-rights movement's new focus: immigration Published: Mar 7, 2013 "While gay-rights organizations in the past have been involved in the long-debated effort to fix the nation’s immigration laws, the intensity of their engagement on all levels this year is unprecedented. Here in Washington state, most major gay-rights groups have a seat at the Washington Immigration Reform Roundtable — a loosely formed
Visa Overhaul Key Hurdle in Immigration Talks Published: Mar 7, 2013 "Arizona Sen. John McCain said Wednesday that working with labor to revamp visa programs has emerged as one of the toughest issues in the bipartisan Senate group overhauling immigration laws. Unions have been “pretty adamant about some of their positions,” related to visa programs for high-skilled workers and agricultural workers.
Utah Senate OKs delaying Utah immigration law effective date Published: Mar 7, 2013 "Believing that Congress will pass some version of comprehensive immigration, the Utah Senate on Wednesday passed a measure delaying by two years the effective date of the state’s guest worker law. Sen. Curt Bramble, R-Provo, carried SB225, which easily won passage in a 22-3 vote." Click here for more of this US immigration news update.
Silicon Valley stymied on immigrant worker plan Published: Mar 6, 2013 "Silicon Valley firms aren't going to get the immigration changes they want, at least not right away. Straightforward fixes to a legal framework that just about everyone agrees is broken -- the fixes would let foreign engineers and scientists remain in the United States post-graduation -- have run aground on the usual shoals of special interest politicking