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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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States’ rights? Not so much, when it comes to retirement savings

Economy / News February 16, 2017

The Republican-controlled Congress took aim this week at states that are creating retirement saving programs for workers who do not already have 401(k)s through their jobs.

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Ways to Expand Savings Options for Employees

Shai Akabas / Blog December 8, 2016

The unanimous support from the Senate Finance Committee for the RESA gives hope that policymakers can take meaningful action to improve retirement security.

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Labor Shortages Make the Case for Immigration

Kenneth Megan / Blog October 23, 2015

Immigrants make up more than a quarter of the housing construction workforce, and drive more than a third of the growth in new housing demand.

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To Modernize Legal Immigration System, Get Better Technology and Data

Theresa Cardinal Brown / Blog July 24, 2015

Because there are several agencies involved in the system, each agency collects and publishes its own set of statistics regarding its portion of the process.

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Protecting retirees from unscrupulous advisors debated at BPC forum

Economy / News May 27, 2015

A proposal designed to protect retirees came under fire from industry representatives, who said the rule could inadvertently result in fewer investment options.

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NEC Director Jeffrey Zients to Keynote Discussion of New “Fiduciary Standard”

Economy / Press Release May 19, 2015

What is the best way to ensure transparent, accurate and timely disclosure of fees? Join BPC on May 27 to hear from leading voices on all sides of this debate.

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Champions, Critics and Consequences of a New Fiduciary Standard

Economy / May 27, 2015 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. ET

What is the best way to ensure transparent, accurate, and timely disclosure of the fees? Is a “fiduciary standard” the right approach?

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Obama’s Executive Action on Immigration Explained

Lazaro Zamora / Blog November 25, 2014

President Obama announced a series of administrative changes to the immigration system.

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Senate Steps Back From Another Cliff

Donald R. Wolfensberger / Blog July 30, 2013

Congress seems inclined lately to play the dangerous game of precipice politics. No sooner had it stepped back from the fiscal cliff in 2011 over the debt limit and again on New Year’s Day 2013 over huge tax rate increases…

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