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House Democrats push ahead on immigration, H-1B

House Democrats push ahead on immigration, H-1B
 
Democrats introduce their version of Senate's immigration bill, say debate on issue is likely to produce compromise legislation
Patrick Thibodeau
 
October 2, 2013 (Computerworld)
 
WASHINGTON -- U.S. House Democrats are attempting to restart debate on a comprehensive immigration reform in the midst of the government shutdown.
 

Lift the H-1B cap: An immigration fix we can agree on

Lift the H-1B cap: An immigration fix we can agree on
 
In the midst of a tense government shutdown, House Democrats have introduced a comprehensive immigration reform bill. Unfortunately, it is dead on arrival, as lawmakers cannot agree on border security measures and the fate of America’s undocumented immigrants.
 
This is a wasted opportunity. Instead of pressing for comprehensive reform, lawmakers should focus on an area where there is longstanding agreement: Lifting the annual cap on H-1B work visas for foreign nationals.
 

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