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Immigrants: Can the Government Revoke Your Citizenship?

Immigration / Blog July 5, 2018

Since January 2017, the Department of Homeland Security has investigated possible cases of immigration fraud that resulted in U.S. citizenships.

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First 100 Days: Immigration and the 114th Congress

Lazaro Zamora / Blog April 15, 2015

While dozens of immigration-related bills have been introduced by members on both sides of the aisle, most of the work remains at the committee level.

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What We’re Reading: Immigration in the Midterm Elections, History of Executive Action on Immigration

Theresa Cardinal Brown, Matt Graham / Blog October 28, 2014

As midterm elections near, several outlets are analyzing the role of immigration in races around the country.

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Immigration Recess Reading | Catch Up Before They Come Back

Lazaro Zamora / Blog August 20, 2014

While Members of Congress are home, catch yourself up on all of the top immigration debate issues.

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A JOLT for Jobs and the Economy

Laura Hall / Blog May 16, 2014

This month, BPC highlights Representatives Mike Quigley (D-IL) and Joe Heck (R-NV) for their bipartisan effort to improve the U.S. economy and create jobs by making it easier for foreign visitors to travel to the U.S. The Congressmen have worked together to introduce H.R. 1354, the Jobs Originated through Launching Travel (JOLT) Act.

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H-1B Visa Cap Expected to Be Hit Within Days—Again

Matt Graham / Blog April 1, 2014

Demand for H-1B visas has exceeded the annual cap every year since 2004.

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Progress in D.C.

Jim Douglas / Blog March 24, 2014

Earlier this month Congress made significant progress on two issues of importance to the Governors’ Council – advancing the issue of e-retailers collecting state sales taxes and discussion of the nation’s workforce system.

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CBO Continues to Show Economic Benefit of Immigration Reform with SKILLS Visa Act Analysis

Lazaro Zamora / Blog March 18, 2014

Paul Stern contributed to this post. Last week, the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) released its cost estimate for H.R. 2131, the Supplying Knowledge-based Immigrants and Lifting Levels of STEM Visa Act (SKILLS Visa Act), in conjunction with the Joint Committee…

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Embers of Pragmatism: A Hopeful Sign for the New Year

Jason Grumet / Blog January 1, 2014

Pragmatic leadership has long been the foundation of American democracy and the source of our political stability. After a year of unseemly partisan wrangling – with the extremes of both parties holding hostage issues ranging from entitlement and tax reform to judicial…

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