Tag Archive: everify

Immigration Reform Languishes in the House

October 23, 2013 11:00 am Published by

Immigration reform proponents have been urging lawmakers to revisit immigration reform efforts now that the most recent fiscal impasse has been addressed in the short-term, yet the House has yet to take up any of their stand-alone bills despite the Senate passing their broad, bipartisan bill back in June.

Senate Expected to Pass Immigration Reform This Week

June 26, 2013 10:49 am Published by

The Senate is expected this week to vote on and pass the Border Security, Economic Opportunity, and Immigration Modernization Act (S. 744). Prior to the final vote, they will take up a handful of amendments--some of which may be critical to small business.

Immigration Debate: Senate Could Vote by July 4 Recess

June 19, 2013 11:54 am Published by

The full Senate is now considering the comprehensive immigration reform legislation with many amendments being offered, including a handful of NSBA-supported amendments. A final vote is anticipated prior to the July 4th recess.

NSBA Participates in Senate Roundtable on E-Verify

May 22, 2013 9:14 am Published by

Late last week, the Senate Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship held a roundtable to discuss mandatory E-Verify proposals and how they would impact small business, during which NSBA recommended to Senators ways that existing proposal can be improved.

Senate Immigration Reform Update

May 22, 2013 7:34 am Published by

The Senate Judiciary Committee is expected to finish their markup of the immigration reform bill later this week, capping off a roughly 3-week mark-up which included more than 300 amendments. NSBA continues to track and weigh-in on two key areas of importance to small business: guest workers and mandatory E-Verify.

Immigration Reform Bill Moves Ahead in Senate

May 8, 2013 8:04 am Published by

Tomorrow, the U.S. Senate Committee on the Judiciary will begin to mark-up the broad immigration reform bill introduced by the gang of eight, and will entertain a host of amendments on issues ranging from H-1B visas to E-Verify.

Coalition Seeks E-Verify Error Rate Improvements

May 8, 2013 7:11 am Published by

NSBA and several of its state and local affiliates joined a broad coalition this week in urging the Senate to support improvements in the E-Verify provisions contained in the immigration reform bill being considered by the Senate Judiciary Committee.

Bipartisan Immigration Reform Bill Introduced

April 17, 2013 12:52 pm Published by

The highly-anticipated immigration reform package from the gang of eight was introduced late last night which, while NSBA is still pouring over its 844 pages, includes a host of provisions that will impact small business, specifically increasing and changing guest worker visa programs and mandating E-Verify for all employers.