(NEWS RELEASE) Continued Lack of Action by Congress on the DACA Program Has Serious Consequences for the New Jersey Business Community

PLAINSBORO, NJ — With the courts likely to declare the 10-year-old, Obama-era DACA program unconstitutional, the future of more than 800,000 young people brought to America as children looks bleak unless Congress reaches some sort of bipartisan accord to regularize their status. DACA has allowed hundreds of thousands of these young people to get an […]

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(VIDEO) The Role of Immigration in Easing Labor Shortages in New Jersey

This inaugural virtual event of the Garden State Immigration Policy Institute, a joint project of the NJ Business Immigration Coalition and the NJ Business and Industry Association, was held on June 16, 2022. The purpose of the event was to unravel the connection between immigration policy and labor shortages, understand the immigrant needs of specific industries […]

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(OPINION) DACA Decade: From Students to Careers and Families

Ten years after the Obama Administration created the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) policy, DACA recipients have grown in many ways: youth who started as mostly high school and college students are now building careers and establishing families. When President Obama announced the DACA policy in 2012, he described prospective DACA recipients as “young […]

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NJ Business Immigration Coalition Urges Passage of the Immigration Provisions in the America Competes Act

The members of the New Jersey Business Immigration Coalition wish to express their views regarding the conference consideration of H.R. 4521, The America Creating Opportunities for Manufacturing, Pre-Eminence in Technology, and Economic Strength (COMPETES) Act of 2022 and S. 1260, the U.S. Innovation and Competition Act (USICA). We applaud the House and Senate for taking […]

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