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2013-09-27 23:19:19

If passed, the Senate immigration bill would complicate commerce between the two nations and harm US-owned IT companies, reported the Times of India. (PRWEB) September 27, 2013 Five former US ambassadors to India warned Congress last week that a new immigration bill will harm US and Indian companies – and could bring retribution from the Indian government. According to the Times of India (9.22.13), the version of the bill under consideration in the Senate, S. 744, includes provisions...

2010-04-26 07:24:20

President Obama's climate change plan was pushed back Sunday after a key Republican pulled his support for an energy and climate bill over an outrage due to an immigration bill that was moved forward ahead of the climate bill. The move shocked White House officials, who were unsure how to respond to the unraveling of a major part of the president's strategy both for meeting his international oaths on climate change and shifting the US economy from reliance on foreign oil. Lawrence Summers,...

2009-08-12 13:49:00

WASHINGTON, Aug. 12 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- During a town hall meeting Tuesday on health care reform, Senator Arlen Specter (D-Pa.) stated his opposition to legislation that would cover illegal aliens. Specter has been a long-time champion of amnesty for illegal aliens, he was the author of the 2006 amnesty bill (S. 2611) that was widely rejected by the American people. Specter's opposition to including illegal aliens under the proposed reforms is a clear indication of how strongly the...

2006-07-25 11:52:30

By Donna Smith WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Two Republican U.S. lawmakers on Tuesday offered a compromise immigration plan they said would ensure border security and allow some of the estimated 12 million illegal immigrants to work legally in the United States without granting amnesty. Texas Sen. Kay Bailey Hutchison and Indiana Rep. Mike Pence said they hoped their plan would jump start stalled negotiations between the Senate and House of Representatives. The two chambers have passed...

2006-07-17 16:55:41

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - President Bush has told Mexican President Vicente Fox that the U.S. Congress is unlikely to pass immigration reforms before elections in November, Fox said on Monday. The Mexican president asked Bush about the negotiations in Congress over an immigration overhaul when the two leaders met at the G-8 summit in Russia at the weekend. Bush cautioned that time was running out. "He pointed out that this period is very short, there are only two or three weeks before...

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