Tag Archive: immigration reform

USCIS Modernizes E-Verify

May 16, 2018 3:42 pm Published by

U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services recently launched a modernized version of E-Verify intended to enhance the employment eligibility verification process.

House Passes a Defense Budget with a CR

February 7, 2018 7:32 pm Published by

Yesterday, the House passed a stopgap spending bill that keeps the government funded through March 23, the bill now moves to the Senate where lawmakers have until Feb. 8 to avoid a government shutdown.

Congress Returns with a Lengthy To-Do List

November 12, 2014 6:08 am Published by

The post-election session begins on Wednesday, Nov. 12 and the current House and Senate leadership are busy assessing what they can and cannot accomplish among their hefty to-do list.

Congress Returns with a Full Legislative Plate

September 4, 2014 10:50 am Published by

When Congress returns to Washington, D.C. next week, there are several must-pass pieces of legislation awaiting them, including appropriations bills, reauthorization of Ex-Im Bank, tax extenders, the internet tax moratorium, and much more.

Unfinished Business Awaits Congress in September

August 6, 2014 11:44 am Published by

Lawmakers began their five-week August recess this week, leaving a great deal of work to be done upon their return in September in the approximately 12 scheduled legislative days before the Nov. 4 midterm elections.

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.

Senate Takes Up Immigration Bill

June 12, 2013 11:10 am Published by

Yesterday, the Senate voted 82-15 to proceed to the Border Security, Economic Opportunity, and Immigration Modernization Act (or the Gang of 8 immigration reform bill), kicking off an expected three week debate on issues including border security, high-skilled worker visas, temporary worker visas and E-Verify.

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.