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St. Anthony: Business is making case for immigration reform

November 23, 2014

The politics that has stalled comprehensive immigration reform hurts affected businesses, workers and communities that benefit from the economic, cultural and human benefits. President Obama is using his presidential authority to grant work permits to up to 5 million immigrants living illegally, or undocumented, in the United States, and shield them from deportations that Obama…

Immigration reform should be a matter for Congress

November 22, 2014

President Obama must be wishing he had passed immigration reform in his first year as he promised. Likewise, Republicans must be wishing that they had passed legislation six months ago instead of having it drag into the presidential primary season, which is beginning. Both sides have boxed themselves into positions that make it difficult to…

Obama Immigration Order to Impact Millions, Includes Provisions for High-Skilled Workers

November 21, 2014

Nov. 21 — President Barack Obama Nov. 20 unveiled a large-scale immigration plan that includes several measures designed to keep highly skilled immigrant workers in the U.S. as well as deportation protection for an estimated 5 million undocumented parents of U.S. citizens and lawful permanent residents. “Today our immigration system is broken and everybody knows…

Press Release: Statement on President Barack Obama’s Announcement That He Will Take Executive Action on Immigration Reform

November 21, 2014

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE November 20, 2014 CONTACTS Ryan Williams, Partnership for a New American Economy, rwilliams@fp1strategies.com STATEMENT OF PARTNERSHIP FOR A NEW AMERICAN ECONOMY CHAIRMAN JOHN FEINBLATT ON ANNOUNCEMENT BY PRESIDENT BARACK OBAMA THAT HE WILL TAKE EXECUTIVE ACTION ON IMMIGRATION REFORM “The good news is that the issue has progressed to a point where we…

Immigration Reform 2014: Tech Industry Wants More Green Cards For Foreign Programmers

November 20, 2014

Microsoft is looking to fill a number of lucrative positions. The world’s largest software company is seeking individuals who can help build a next-generation system to power cloud computing for banking, health care and scientific research. “We are ready to hire developers who push the boundaries of parallel storage and computation,” the company states in…

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