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Full Text of Senate Immigration Bill: BSEOIMA13

844 pages . Let the close reading begin!

Parsing the Senate's Immigration Bill

You could read all 844 pages for yourself. Or you could reference the interactive New York Times highlighted version .

David A. Isaacson Breaks Down 'Bessie Mae'

"In this blog post, I do not claim to provide a comprehensive summary of the bill, which is after all 844 pages long, and which has already been summarized by AIC/AILA (and others as well). Instead, I will simply highlight some of the portions of the bill that caught my attention on a first read...

BSEOIMA with Hyperlinks/Hoverlinks

Attorney/programmer Andy Bartlett writes: " This is the online Law and Software edition of the Border Security, Economic Opportunity, and Immigration Modernization Act. Senate Bill. It is a work in progress. This is the second draft. It has over 1000 hyperlinks, which are also "hoverlinks"...

Workable or Unworkable?: The H-1B and L-1 Visa Provisions in BSEOIMA, S. 744

"Years ago, the H-1B was a lightning rod for critics while the L-1 sailed on smoothly in calm seas. No longer. For the first time, the L and the H are fused in the minds of its critics. At a time when our permanent immigration model is more open to STEM talent as never before, our H and L policy...

Biometric Database of All Adult Americans Hidden in Immigration Reform

"The immigration reform measure the Senate began debating yesterday would create a national biometric database of virtually every adult in the U.S., in what privacy groups fear could be the first step to a ubiquitous national identification system. Buried in the more than 800 pages of the bipartisan...

Do We Still Need PERM? - The Merits-Based Points System in BSEOIMA

"We continue to analyze the provisions of the Border Security, Economic Opportunity and Immigration Modernization Act of 2013, s. 744 (BSEOIMA), which seeks to bring about dramatic changes to the existing immigration system in the United States. One of the most transformative changes that BSEOIMA...

BSEOIMA with Hyperlinks/Hoverlinks - UPDATED

Attorney/programmer Andy Bartlett writes: " This is the online Law and Software edition of the Border Security, Economic Opportunity, and Immigration Modernization Act. Senate Bill SB744 — the bipartisan "Gang of Eight" bill. If you find this resource useful, please share it with...