Tag Archive: immigration

Immigration Reform: All Talk?

February 5, 2014 9:19 am Published by

Last week, House GOP leadership released a set of standards or “principles” for immigration reform which, while very general, addressed a number of the provisions included in the Senate-passed immigration bill.

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.

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.

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.

Immigration Update

March 27, 2013 6:01 am Published by

Negotiations continue on the immigration front with the bipartisan “Gang of Eight” in the Senate continuing to work toward, and possibly nearing an agreement, while similar discussions are occurring in the House.

Immigration and Cybersecurity Hearings on Hill

March 7, 2013 8:34 am Published by

Among the various topics being discussed this week on Capitol Hill are two hearings focused on issues of importance to small business: immigration--namely addressing highly-skilled workers--and cybersecurity.