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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...

Senate Immigration Bill is Transparent

" Listen carefully. That ‘click’ ‘click’ ‘click’ sound you hear isn’t your clock. Around the country, and potentially around the world, immigration advocates and restrictionists alike are hitting the “refresh” button over and over and over again...

Sen. Franken Helps Small Businesses and Regular Folks with the I-9 Process

"[H] e persuaded his colleagues on the Senate Judiciary Committee to adopt by voice vote an amendment (Franken 4) to the Gang of Eight's comprehensive immigration reform (CIR) bill, S. 744. If CIR is enacted with Franken 4 included, it would establish within U.S. Citizenship and Immigration...

Peter Schey Deconstructs Title II of S.744

"Because of several provisions in the Senate bill (discussed below) that create significant obstacles to legalization for these 9 million immigrants, once implemented on the ground over the next 10 to 20 years, it is likely that approximately four to five million mostly low-income immigrants will...