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Democrat Senators tell US immigration campaigners to focus on Boehner

18:55 28/05/2014
Campaigners for immigration reform in the US have met Democratic senators in Washington to discuss tactics. The Democratic senators have urged the campaigners to spend the summer putting as much...

US IT lobby group calls for action on H-1B visa reform

9:59 13/05/2014
Compete America, a body which lobbies on behalf of high-tech industries in the US, has called on the US Congress to pass legislation to increase the number of H-1B visas available to US industry...

US immigration: Spouses of some H-1B visa holders can work

13:03 12/05/2014
Two senior officials in the Obama administration have announced proposals to allow the spouses of some H-1B visa holders to work while in the US. Currently, spouses of H-1B visa holders are only...

Obama uses Korea visit to call for US immigration reform

13:36 07/05/2014
President Obama has used a speech in South Korea to call on the US Congress to pass immigration reform. The President was speaking at a naturalisation ceremony for members of the US military who were...

US Democrats press for vote on comprehensive immigration reform bill

16:34 04/04/2014
Democrats in the lower house of the US Congress are to use a very infrequently used procedure to try to force a vote on immigration reform. The Democratic leadership in the House of Representatives...

Indian ambassador to US warns of retaliation if H-1B reforms go ahead

13:31 05/03/2014
The new Indian ambassador to the United States, Subrahmanyam Jaishankar, has told journalists that India is concerned at possible immigration reform legislation in the US that would make it more...

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