Category Archives: CIR

These stories feature Comprehensive Immigration Reform, or CIR.

New York Times – Immigration Overhaul Proposal Is Likely to Ignite Fierce Debate

The introduction of sweeping immigration legislation on Tuesday is likely to ignite a months-long battle between those who want citizenship for the nation’s 11 million illegal immigrants and opponents who view such an approach as amnesty. A bipartisan group of … Continue reading

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Outline of the Border Security Section of The Border Security, Economic Opportunity, and Immigration Modernization Act of 2013

Today the bi-partisan “Gang of Eight” released an outline for immigration reform below is the section on Border Security, check back here tomorrow for more analysis and commentary on this important piece of legislation. Below you will find the border … Continue reading

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CBS News – Expanding Network Of GOP Fundraisers Pressing Path To Legal Status For Millions Of Illegal Immigrants

As Congress readies for a drawn-out immigration debate, an expanding network of Republican fundraisers is pressing for a path to legal status for millions of immigrants living in the United States illegally. Business leaders and donors who raised tens of … Continue reading

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Business Insider – MARCO RUBIO: Immigration Reform Is ‘Not Amnesty’

Florida Republican Sen. Marco Rubio hit the Sunday news show circuit to sell his comprehensive immigration bill, promising that the legislation would not offer “amnesty” to the 11 million undocumented workers already living in this country. “What we have now … Continue reading

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New York Times – Immigration Plan Sets 2011 Cutoff for Path to Legalization

As a bipartisan group of eight senators prepared to introduce a plan early next week to overhaul the nation’s immigration laws, Senate negotiators have agreed to a cutoff date that could bar hundreds of thousands of immigrants from the path … Continue reading

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Rubio, Graham Pump the Breaks on Immigration Reform Deal

Days after labor and business announced a major breakthrough in their negotiations on the future flow section of immigration reform. Senator Marco Rubio and Lindsay Graham took to the airwaves to caution that while they had a “conceptual agreement” There … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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