Tag: immigration reform

  • Businesses, Unions Negotiate Key Element Of Immigration Reform

    Businesses, Unions Negotiate Key Element Of Immigration Reform

    By Erica Werner WASHINGTON -- Business leaders and labor union officials are delving into high-stakes negotiations over a particularly contentious element of immigration reform -- a guest worker program to ensure that future immigrants come here legally. The issue has traditionally divided labor and... Continue Reading

  • 4 Reasons Why The Business Elite Want Immigration Reform

    4 Reasons Why The Business Elite Want Immigration Reform

    The introduction of immigration reform by Congressional leaders and the White House this week promises to touch off hot debate in the country. On Monday, a bipartisan group of eight U.S. senators presented its plan, and on Tuesday, President Barack Obama is scheduled to introduce his in Nevada. But already, an... Continue Reading

  • Immigration Reform Coming: Senators Come To Agreement

    Immigration Reform Coming: Senators Come To Agreement

    WASHINGTON (AP) - A bipartisan group of leading senators has reached agreement on the principles of sweeping legislation to rewrite the nation's immigration laws. The deal, which was to be announced at a news conference Monday afternoon, covers border security, guest workers and employer verification, as well... Continue Reading

  • I'm A Successful Entrepreneur But Might Get Deported

    I'm A Successful Entrepreneur But Might Get Deported

    By Jose Pagliery NEW YORK -- It happens every time Celso Mireles, a tech consultant who runs a successful business in Phoenix, hops into his pickup truck and drives past a police car. His stomach turns. His chest tightens. He could be deported any minute. Mexican-born Mireles, 25, is among nearly 2 million... Continue Reading