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Trump, Congress Set Sights on H-1B Visa Reforms

Lazaro Zamora / Blog April 19, 2017

President Donald Trump recently signed a new executive order (EO), “Buy American and Hire American,” that proposes changes to the H-1B Specialty Occupations temporary worker program.

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An immigration policy worth ending

Immigration / News February 12, 2017

President Trump says he wants to tighten those aspects of our nation’s immigration laws that reward low-priority entrants or pose threats to national security.

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Temporary Worker Programs: Stumbling Blocks to a Stronger Workforce

Hunter Hallman / Blog October 3, 2016

Temporary visa reform may be an excellent place to start if the next president is looking for bipartisan support to spur momentum on moving legislation through Congress.

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Expiration of Immigration Programs Looms if Congress Doesn’t Act

Lazaro Zamora, Theresa Cardinal Brown / Blog September 20, 2016

Congress once again finds itself facing a funding deadline, and there are several immigration programs that will require congressional action to avoid expiring.

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Sentencing Proposal Shows Unity Achievable on Tough Issues

Press Release / Press Release October 2, 2015

BPC’s jason Grumet applauded Sens. Grassley, Durbin, Lee and Booker, and all those who joined an effort to overhaul criminal justice and sentencing legislation.

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Senate GOP budget to break with Paul Ryan’s blueprints

Economy / News March 15, 2015

Senate Republicans will not include detailed plans to overhaul entitlement programs when they unveil their first budget in nearly a decade this week.

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5 of 10 lawmakers who talked most about budgets no longer in Congress

Economy / News February 2, 2015

President Obama’s budget may allow relatively new lawmakers their first crack at working seriously on a budget.

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BPC Comments on Improving Accessibility and Utility of Health Care Data

Janet M. Marchibroda, Katherine Hayes / Research August 12, 2014

Access to information about the patient helps inform clinical decision-making at the point of care and between visits.

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