Labor and big business continue negotiations

One of the most important components of any immigration reform bill will be how the immigration system will be changed to deal with future waves of immigrant workers in manual labor sectors. Last week, leaders from business and labor came to an agreement in principle that will likely serve as a guideline for any legislation in Congress. The U.S. Chamber of Commerce and the AFL-CIO are calling for the creation of a new visa for what they’re calling “lesser-skilled workers.”

ABC/Univision: 4 Reasons Guest Worker Programs Have Failed in the Past

Bloomberg: The Odd Alliance Between Labor and Big Business on Immigration Reform



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