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(PODCAST) Wall Street Journal Podcast Discusses how the Trump Administration’s Ban on Foreign Workers Harmed the American Economy

In 2020, President Trump sharply curtailed most new visas for foreign workers, including those in the H-1B, H-2B and J categories, arguing unemployed Americans would take those jobs instead. But as WSJ’s Alicia Caldwell explains, even with high unemployment, many of those positions were left unfilled, American workers were laid off in the process, and […]

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NJBIA Presentation Reviews the current status of the H-1B Program and prospects for change in the Biden administration

The NJ Business and Industry Association, a member of the NJ Business Immigration Coalition, sponsored an online briefing on immigration policy at a meeting of its Human Resource Council on February 4. Two experienced immigration lawyers, Neil Dornbaum and Kathleen Peregoy, from the Roseland-based law firm of Connell Foley, reviewed actions taken by the Trump […]

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New Jersey Business Immigration Coalition Releases Set of Principles for Immigration Reform

NEWS RELEASE February 2, 2021 PLAINSBORO, NJ —  A newly formed coalition of New Jersey business groups committed to bipartisan immigration reform has weighed in on aspects of the Biden administration’s immigration reform legislative package. Although the content of “The Citizenship Act of 2021” is currently available only in summary form (the full text of […]

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The New Jersey Business Immigration Coalition Comments on the Biden Administration’s Proposed Immigration Legislation

February 1, 2021, Plainsboro, New Jersey— Representing major business organizations in the State of New Jersey, the New Jersey Business Immigration Coalition commends the new Biden administration for its intention to work together with members of Congress to achieve effective and bipartisan immigration policy reform. The Coalition views lawful immigration as a powerful tool for economic recovery […]

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Immigration in New Jersey: New Ideas and Fresh Perspectives (Watch Video)

On October 15, 2020, the NJ Business Immigration Coalition in partnership with Einstein’s Alley and the NJ Business and Industry Association sponsored a virtual mini-conference on immigration in New Jersey. The event was held in conjunction with the 8th annual immigrant entrepreneur of the year awards ceremony. Our keynote speaker was Jeremy Robbins, Executive Director […]

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