Archive | News & Opinion

The Coalition highlights selected news and opinion pieces that contribute to the dialogue on immigration issues. We do not necessarily endorse the views of the authors.

(OPINION) The H-1B Visa Lottery and America’s Bad Immigration Law

U.S. immigration law has become so inadequate that U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) will reject up to 82% of the H-1B registrations for high-skilled foreign nationals submitted in the most recent H-1B lottery, according to the latest government data. In contrast, there is no numerical limit on high-skilled temporary visas in Canada under the […]

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(OPINION) The labor shortage is a demographic and immigration problem, the chief global strategist at JPMorgan Asset Management says

Speeding up immigration could be a way out of the labor shortage. That’s according to David Kelly, the chief global strategist of JPMorgan’s asset management division. “If we sped up the immigration of people based particularly on work skills and work demand, if we increased the number of people who were allowed to immigrate into […]

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(OPINION) Senators say they’re interested in bipartisan immigration plan; here are some suggestions

Sens. Thom Tillis (R-N.C.) and Dick Durbin (D-Ill.) plan to bring together a group of senators interested in trying to revive immigration discussions after the April recess. They “want to sit at a table and ask members who have immigration, bipartisan immigration bills, to come and propose those bills to us and see if we can build a […]

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(NEWS) U.S. immigration agency moves to cut 9.5 million case backlog and speed up processing

The Biden administration on Tuesday is announcing three measures to reduce a growing multimillion-case backlog of immigration applications that has crippled the U.S. government’s ability to process them in a timely fashion, a senior U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) official told CBS News. The agency plans to expand the number of applicants who can […]

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