Senate Immigration Reform Proposal Unveiled

Eight U.S. senators from both parties unveiled a much-anticipated bipartisan immigration reform bill yesterday.  A bipartisan group of Members of Congress is prepared to introduce a companion bill in the U.S. House of Representatives.  The 844-page bill introduced yesterday contains a variety of reform measures, including mandatory E-Verify participation, a new agricultural worker visa that finally will enable dairy farmers to employ migrant farm labor legally, new employment-based and investor visa options, provisions to eliminate visa queues and backlogs, a legalization for undocumented individuals, and changes to the H-1B visa program for specialty occupation workers, among others...Read more.