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NY Farm Bureau favors immigration reform

February 25, 2015

WASHINGTON – The “secure the border first” approach advocated by many congressional Republicans doesn’t work for the New York Farm Bureau. Farm Bureau President Dean Norton was in Washington Wednesday to reinforce his organization’s support for comprehensive immigration reform. Owners of New York dairies and other farms that rely on immigrant workers say they need…

Immigration divide could split Republican Establishment and grassroots

February 24, 2015

Republicans supportive of broad changes to immigration law are trying to build a political fence between their party’s presidential candidates and the anti-amnesty position popular with many in the conservative grassroots. Mitt Romney’s abysmal 27 percent performance with Hispanic voters in 2012, which many attribute to his hardline opposition to so-called immigration reform during the…

Press Release: Statement of Partnership for a New American Economy Chairman John Feinblatt on the Announcement of Work Authorization for Spouses of H-1B Holders

February 24, 2015

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE February 24, 2015 CONTACT Ryan Williams, Partnership for a New American Economy, rwilliams@fp1strategies.com STATEMENT OF PARTNERSHIP FOR A NEW AMERICAN ECONOMY CHAIRMAN JOHN FEINBLATT ON THE ANNOUNCEMENT OF WORK AUTHORIZATION FOR SPOUSES OF H-1B HOLDERS “Two-income households are the norm in the modern economy – which is why allowing spouses of high-skilled visa holders…

Best (Foreign-Born) Directors: 1980 – 2014

February 23, 2015

At last night’s 87th Academy Awards, Mexico native Alejandro González Iñárritu took home the awards of Best Director, Best Original Screenplay, and Best Picture for the film Birdman. Iñárritu, who is the second Mexican to win the Academy Award for Best Director, dedicated his win to his fellow Mexicans and called for immigrants in America to…

GOP must embrace pro-immigration policy, big donors say

February 23, 2015

GOP conservatives believed they had won the illegal immigration fight last year when congressional leaders embraced a deportation crackdown, but big-money donors are mounting a counterattack, saying the Republican Party must nominate a pro-legalization candidate if it is to win the White House in 2016. In a recent call with reporters, Spencer Zwick, finance director…

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