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Fixing America’s broken immigration system would be good for the country–and for the Republican Party

Immigration Of fences and good sense Fixing America’s broken immigration system would be good for the country—and for the Republican Party Jul 6th 2013 |From the print edition SOME of the first English words that Mario Rubio learned were “I am looking for work.” A penniless Cuban immigrant, he asked a friend to write them out …

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On immigration, demographics and math

On immigration, demographics and math By Mark Murray, Senior Political Editor, NBC News With the immigration debate now moving over the Republican-led House of Representatives,MSNBC.com’s Benjy Sarlin writes how some conservatives believe that wooing Latino voters is less important than improving on their performance with white voters. On election night, Fox News anchor Brit Hume called …

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Deals for industries, immigrants tucked in Senate bill

WASHINGTON — Foreign retirees could live in the United States for longer periods each year if they agree to make hefty cash investments in real estate. Overseas snowboard instructors could enter the USA under visas now reserved for athletes, and beach resorts could hire more lifeguards and groundskeepers from abroad. The massive immigration overhaul working …

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New Americans in Texas

The Political and Economic Power of Immigrants, Latinos, and Asians in the Lone Star State (Updated May 2013) Immigrants, Latinos, and Asians account for growing shares of the economy and electorate in Texas. Immigrants (the foreign-born) make up roughly 1 in 6 Texans, and one-third of them are naturalized U.S. citizens who are eligible to vote. …

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How Immigrant Entrepreneurs Fare in the New Immigration Bill

How Immigrant Entrepreneurs Fare in the New Immigration Bill Business, Comprehensive Immigration Reform, Congress, Employment,Entrepreneurship, National Legislation by Paul McDaniel With the Senate Judiciary Committee’s vote last week to pass S.744 on to the Senate floor, a new proposal for spurring immigrant entrepreneurship and innovation will be before Congress. Title IV, Subtitle H of the bill creates the INVEST visa (Investing in New Venture, …

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What Would the Proposed Border Security, Economic Opportunity and Immigration Modernization Act of 2013 Mean for Business-Related Immigration?

What Would the Proposed Border Security, Economic Opportunity and Immigration Modernization Act of 2013 Mean for Business-Related Immigration? By stacey On May 20, 2013 · Add Comment inShare 26 The Border Security, Economic Opportunity and Immigration Modernization Act of 2013 sets the framework for Congress to address many immigration issues that have been suspended in …

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Experts from Left and Right Agree on Economic Power of Immigration Reform

In recent years, study after study has demonstrated a simple yet economically powerful truth about broad-based immigration reform: workers with legal status earn more than workers who are unauthorized—and these extra earnings generate more tax revenue, as well as more consumer spending, which creates more jobs. As a new report from the Center for American Progress (CAP) points out, …

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