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Immigration Reform Bill 2013

April 18, 2013 2 comments

Below is a summary of some of the changes proposed in the Immigration Reform Bill negotiated and proposed by the “gang of eight” in April 2013:

1. Pathway to citizenship for undocumented immigrants who continuously live in US from Dec. 31, 2011

2. Pathway to citizenship for  immigrants deported for non-criminal reason with close family ties to US

3. No cap for work visa (H1B) for highly-skilled workers

4. Increase visa cap for low-skilled workers

5. Harsher punishment for employers who knowingly violate immigration policy

6. Strengthen border security and control

7. Visa for entrepreneur to start business

“My Life as an Undocumented Immigrant” by Jose Antonio Vargas

June 28, 2011 Leave a comment

This is a great article by Jose Antonio Vargas on life as an undocumented immigrant on New York Times Magazine. Mr. Vargas shared a Pulitzer Prize for his coverage on Virginia Tech shooting. His truthful and courageous depiction on life as an undocumented immigrant provides great insights into the inner struggle as well as daily problems undocumented immigrants face.

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