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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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A LOOK AHEAD IN WASHINGTON

Posted on 1/31/2013 by in Immigration Taxes Fiscal Cliff

By Craig Regelbrugge
ANLA Vice President for Government Relations and Research

The dust has settled after the national elections, a new Congress has been sworn in, and Inauguration Day has come and gone. Of course, President Obama won both the Electoral College and the popular vote, capturing pretty much all of the states that were considered up for grabs. In the U.S. Senate, Democrats had to defend twice as many seats as Republicans, and many of them were in the conservative Midwest and Plains. But, Republicans high hopes of gaining control of the upper chamber were dashed, as Democrats have a net gain of two seats. Republicans held the House; they lost about seven seats but maintain a comfortable margin of control.

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Sen. Rubio and Immigration Dynamics

Posted on 1/17/2013 by in Immigration

Below is a collection of links to stories on Sen. Rubio and immigration dynamics:

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