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Posted byon August 20, 2013 at 4:00 PM EDT
Travel and tourism, which is the number one service that we export and a key source of job creation, is reliant on a modern immigration system that allows us to efficiently welcome legitimate international visitors to America.
Posted byon August 19, 2013 at 11:01 AM EDT
Commonsense comprehensive immigration reform isn’t just something that makes sense to 68 members of the United States Senate or a majority of the American people – it also makes sense to American business.
Posted byon August 15, 2013 at 1:51 PM EDT
One year ago on August 15, 2012, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) began implementing a policy that makes our immigration system more representative of our values as a nation.
Posted byon August 13, 2013 at 2:11 PM EDT
Today, the White House released a report detailing the economic benefits of providing a path to earned citizenship for the 11 million undocumented immigrants currently living and working in the U.S. shadow economy.
Posted byon August 13, 2013 at 1:25 PM EDT
Today, Jason Berry the owner of Berry Farms in Vivaldia, Georgia joined a call with Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack to highlight the important economic benefits of immigration reform to the agricultural industry.
Posted byon August 12, 2013 at 4:50 PM EDT
Back home in their districts and states this August recess, Members of Congress are hearing broad support for a vote on commonsense immigration reform.
Posted byon August 9, 2013 at 7:07 PM EDT
President Obama answered questions from the White House Press Corps today from the East Room of the White House, specifically addressing NSA.
Posted byon August 8, 2013 at 10:09 AM EDT
Across the United States, immigrants are starting and building successful businesses that create good American jobs and promote our country’s economic growth. These businesses form the fabric of our communities, and are part of our uniquely American heritage as a nation of immigrants and innovators.
Posted byon August 1, 2013 at 9:30 AM EDT
In addition to giving a significant boost to our national economy, commonsense immigration reform will also generate important economic benefits in each state, from increasing workers’ wages and generating new tax revenue to strengthening the local industries that are the backbone of states’ economies.
Posted byon July 31, 2013 at 7:04 PM EDT
Yesterday, I had the privilege of speaking at a naturalization ceremony for newly naturalized citizens of the United States of America.