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US Senate announces proposal on immigration overhaul legislation

11:56 17/05/2007
• Watch This Video In a compromise that was already generating heated criticism by the end of the day, the United States Senate reached a broad agreement on the shape of a new immigration reform bill...

H-1B visa outsourcing abuse under investigation by US Senate

12:34 16/05/2007
• Watch This Video Two U.S. senators on Monday asked nine foreign-based companies to explain how they are using their United States H-1B work permits that they have obtained for their employees...

US high-tech companies lobbying Congress for immigration changes

12:53 27/12/2006
• Watch This Video Advanced technology industrial interests in the United States are lobbying members of Congress to change immigration policies toward highly skilled immigrants. Some recent studies...

Canada attracting educated and highly skilled immigrants

12:36 12/10/2006
• Watch This Video Canadian immigration policy is doing a good job of attracting skilled immigrants to this country, a Queen's University expert said. The U.S. Senate recently invited Economics...

Mexico seeking EU and United Nations support to oppose US security wall

9:56 10/10/2006
• Watch This Video Last week, U.S. President Bush signed a $35 billion homeland security bill that includes $1.2 billion for a security wall along the U.S. -Mexico border to stem illegal immigration...

US Senate blocks minimum wage increase

13:07 22/06/2006
Since 1997 there have been nine attempts in the US Senate to increase the minimum wage for working class people in America. Wednesday marked the ninth time that such a stand-alone proposal has been...

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