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Business, Labor Groups Find Little Accord on Immigration

Posted on 2/22/2013 by Lauren Mangnall in Immigration labor

Leading business and union groups announced agreement Thursday on principles to guide talks on immigration legislation, but they failed to resolve some of their most contentious disputes.

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Big business, labor find common ground on immigration

Posted on 2/22/2013 by Lauren Mangnall in Immigration labor

Breakthrough agreement would create a new federal bureau to track visas granted to foreign, and often low-skilled, workers.

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Immigration Poison Pill: Big Labor's 'commission' to kill a guest-worker program.

Posted on 2/22/2013 by Lauren Mangnall in Immigration labor

The AFL-CIO and Chamber of Commerce on Thursday released a set of immigration reform principles, and the press is calling it a breakthrough. But don't be fooled. The real story is that the backroom talks failed, and Big Labor is still holding out for a political commission to run any new guest-worker program.

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Tight Market for Farmhands

Posted on 2/20/2013 by Lauren Mangnall in Immigration labor

Growers Press for Immigration Bill to Ensure a Steady Flow of Migrant Workers

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Five myths about the immigration ‘line’

Posted on 2/4/2013 by in Immigration

The “line” of people seeking American citizenship or legal status has become an integral part of our immigration debate. In a speech Tuesday, President Obama said that undocumented immigrants should go to “the back of the line” behind those who are going through the process legally. The immigration reform blueprint presented a day earlier by a group of senators contained the same requirement. But misinformation about this line abounds.

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