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2013-10-28 16:23:26

NEW YORK, Oct. 28, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Below are experts from the ProfNet network that are available to discuss timely issues in your coverage area. If you are interested in interviewing any of the experts, please contact them via the contact information at the end of the listing. To receive these updates by email, send a note to profnet@profnet.com with the industries you cover, and we'll add you to the appropriate edition. If you are in need of additional experts, you can also submit a...

2013-10-03 08:30:59

California Strawberry Commission Underscores the Valuable Role Immigrants Play in Economy and Communities throughout the State LOS ANGELES, Oct. 3, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- California Strawberry farmers today praised Governor Brown and Assemblyman Luis Alejo (D-Watsonville) today for their ongoing efforts to address the needs of the state's hardworking immigrant workforce, people who are essential to the success of the Golden State, according to the California Strawberry Commission....

2013-08-06 16:25:09

WASHINGTON, Aug. 6, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On Tuesday, August 6th the Black American Leadership Alliance (BALA) issued an open letter to Congressman Paul Ryan, Republican Chairman of the House Budget Committee. The letter, signed by members of the Black American Leadership Alliance expresses the organization's concern over the possible path immigration reform may take in the House. The open letter outlined the disastrous effects that passage of an amnesty bill or any...

2013-07-19 12:25:12

Construction Workers Union Ramps Up Support for Comprehensive Reform WASHINGTON, July 19, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Just a week after rallying with more than a thousand comprehensive immigration reform supporters outside the Capitol building, the Laborers' International Union of North America is reaching out directly to Members of the U.S. House of Representatives. On behalf of more than 500,000 construction workers, LIUNA General President Terry O'Sullivan sent a letter,...

2013-07-08 23:18:11

Sweeping recent updates to immigration laws are expected to more than double the number of available H1B visas, which are granted to highly skilled workers coming to the U.S. from across the globe. Wise Business Plans wants to helps those skilled business people turn opportunity into entrepreneurial success. (PRWEB) July 08, 2013 "While H1B holders must work for a sponsor in the U.S., there's nothing to stop them from also starting their own business," said Joe Ferriolo,...

2013-06-27 16:26:11

"A historic step forward for our nation's 11 million aspiring citizens" WASHINGTON, June 27, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- LIUNA General President Terry O'Sullivan made the following statement on the passage of comprehensive immigration reform by the U.S. Senate. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110428/DC91600LOGO) "LIUNA has long been a fierce advocate for fair and far-reaching immigration reform that strengthens our borders, provides a clear and concise path to...

2013-06-26 08:27:32

Senator Hoeven Supports Senate Immigration Bill Giving 11 Million Illegal Aliens Work Permits, Despite Millions Of Americans Still Looking For Work BISMARK, N.D., June 26, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NumbersUSA Action has launched an online ad blitz across the state of North Dakota asking what Senator John Hoeven is getting in exchange for selling out on amnesty for 11 million illegal aliens. The ads launched today and will continue until the Senate votes on the "Gang of Eight"...

2013-06-25 16:25:31

Senators Murkowski And Begich Support Senate Immigration Bill Giving 11 Million Illegal Aliens Work Permits, Despite Millions Of Americans Still Looking For Work ANCHORAGE, Alaska, June 25, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NumbersUSA Action has launched an online ad blitz across the state of Alaska asking what Senators Mark Begich and Lisa Murkowski are getting in exchange for selling out on amnesty for 11 million illegal aliens. The ads launched today and will continue until the...

2013-06-25 12:33:37

Fremont, CA-based firm calls for accountability on TechNet.org's H1B Visa Lobbying FREMONT, Calif., June 25, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- PlanetMagpie, a Fremont, CA-based IT Consulting agency, has sent letters to the 100+ members of TechNet.org who petitioned the Obama Administration to increase the number of H1B visas available to American businesses. In other words, to themselves. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130625/PH38038 ) "The TechNet.org member...

2013-06-25 12:27:47

Senator Sanders Supports Senate Immigration Bill Giving 11 Million Illegal Aliens Work Permits, Despite Millions Of Americans Still Looking For Work BURLINGTON, Vt., June 25, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NumbersUSA Action has launched an online ad blitz across the state of Vermont asking what Senator Bernie Sanders is getting in exchange for selling out on amnesty for 11 million illegal aliens. The ads launched today and will continue until the Senate votes on the "Gang of Eight"...