Latest Findings for Labor and Employment

From Big Business to Big Labor: Senate Immigration Bill Wins With Support from a Broad Range of Industries

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June 28, 2013By a vote of 68-32, the Senate passed the Border Security, Economic Opportunity, and Immigration Modernization Act, a comprehensive immigration overhaul bill that provides a pathway to citizenship for undocumented immigrants, increases the number of visas available for employers to hire foreign workers, and increases security at the U.S.-Mexico border.

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