WORKER VISAS UNDER ATTACK
 
With the economy dragging and millions of Americans out of work, many voters are questioning the United States' need for immigrant workers, and policymakers in Washington have responded with a bitter crop of proposed legislation and new regulations. All of these measures, some already in place, would make it significantly more difficult for U.S. employers to use existing visa programs to hire foreign workers.

LEGISLATION
 
CIR ASAP (comprehensive package)

Bill
Siskind summary
MPI side-by-side
IW LEGISLATIVE ANALYSIS CIR ASAP Flashpoints for Employers

Notkin analysis
IW statement
EWIC statement

 
SANDERS-GRASSLEY (WARN ACT and worker visas)

Bill
Dear Colleague
Summary

 
MILLER-LOFGREN (H2B visas)

Bill
Summary

 
SANDERS (H2B visas)

Bill
Summary

 
DURBIN-GRASSLEY (H1B visas)

Bill
Summary
Compete America statement

 
IW POLICY BRIEF Worker Visas in the Crosshairs

 
NEW REGULATIONS
 
SOLIS DEPARTMENT OF LABOR H2B REGS

Regulations
IW comment
U.S. Small Business Administration comment

 
SOLIS DEPARTMENT OF LABOR H2A REGS

Regulations
Summary
American Farm Bureau statement


OTHER

 
LABOR'S POSITION Ray Marshall, Immigration for Shared Prosperity

FAIR COALITION CAMPAIGN
Coalition for the Future American Worker ad

CONGRESSIONAL RESEARCH SERVICE
Report on agricultural guest workers