- Senate rejects required U.S. worker recruitment. // Human Events;06/19/98, Vol. 54 Issue 23, p23
Comments on the decision by the United States Senate not to pass an amendment that would require US employers to show that they made attempts to hire an American worker before sponsoring a foreign employee under and H1-B visa. Comments from Senator Edward Kennedy, sponsor of the amendment;...
- House Passes Bill to Drop Country Limit on Skilled Immigrants. // India -- West;12/9/2011, Vol. 37 Issue 3, pA15
The article reports on the passage of the Fairness for High-Skilled Immigrants Act by the U.S. House of Representatives, which would eliminate the limit on employment-based green cards by 2015.
- Ag coalition says federal guest worker program a 'quick fix'. // Western Farm Press Exclusive Insight;2/9/2012, p10
The article reports that Save America's Food and Economy (SAFE) has expressed concern over the U.S. House Judiciary Committee hearing, titled Regional Perspectives on Agricultural Guest Workers Program, to discuss the farm labor shortage crisis. SAFE is concerned that the hearing may promote the...
- What's Growing On in WORKER LEGISLATION. // American Nurseryman;11/15/2004, Vol. 200 Issue 10, p14
Focuses on the passage of the legislative bill for workers in the U.S. Congress. Impact of the bipartisanship among legislators on the movement of the legislation; Views of some sectors in agriculture on guest worker program; Components of the program that must be taken into consideration;
- Stopping Illegal Immigration Starts at the Worksite. King, Steve // Human Events;11/7/2005, Vol. 61 Issue 38, p18
This article discusses the New Illegal Deduction Elimination Act (IDEA) introduced in the U.S. Congress in 2005. The New IDEA would eliminate the tax deduction employers can take on wages and benefits paid to illegal workers. This policy protects the wages of legal workers and helps the...
- Your Papers, Please. Knoll, Erwin // Progressive;May87, Vol. 51 Issue 4, p4
Comments on the immigration 'reform' law enacted by the U.S. Congress in 1986. Required filling out of Form I-9 for each employee hired since the enactment of the law; Need for employers to verify the residency status of each employee; Penalties for failure to complete and retain the...
- House pulls immigration to the right. Berman, Russell // Hill;4/25/2013, Vol. 20 Issue 48, p1
The article focuses on the immigration bill proposed in the U.S. House that would make the path to citizenship much longer and make the guest-worker program much larger than the version of the Senate.
- Immigration reform needs help. Miller, Tracy C. // Clarendon Enterprise (TX);9/19/2013, Vol. 24 Issue 39, p2
The author suggests the U.S. Congress to enhance the Border, Security, Economic Opportunity and Immigration Modernization Act of 2013 and to devise legislation that makes it easier for those who can find employment to immigrate legally while increasing restrictions on welfare program eligibility.
- PIVOTAL EVENTS IN CONGRESS. Graham, Jill; Mitchell, Charlie // National Journal;10/07/2000, Vol. 32 Issue 41, p3184
Presents updates from the United States (U.S.) Congress from October 2 to 5, 2000. Sessions on spending bills; Impact of environmental controversies on the approval of fiscal 2001 appropriations bills; Approval of legislation to increase the number of skilled professionals who can apply for...