Professional video gamers eligible for athlete visas

Jul 16, 2013
Riot Games says it has successfully lobbied immigration services to provide visas for competitive gamers -- the same kind usually reserved for professional athletes.
Posted In: Immigration, video games, immigration reform

Lawmakers look to America's northern border

Jul 12, 2013
The U.S. border with Mexico may get all the attention, but the Senate's examining security issues along our border with Canada.
Posted In: Canada, borders, Immigration, immigration reform

Have lobbyists spent too little on immigration reform?

Jul 10, 2013
It's crunch time for lobbyists pushing immigration reform. How much should lobbyists spend to get legislators on board?
Posted In: Immigration, lobbying

H-1B visa dream a nightmare for some foreign teachers

Jul 1, 2013
Some immigrants looking to teach in the U.S. are forced to pay multiple fees for the chance.
Posted In: Immigration, immigration reform, H-1B visas, visa

Border security surge threatens U.S.-Mexico commerce

Jun 27, 2013
It's called the "Border Surge," and it includes more fencing, drones, cameras, and nearly double the number of border patrol agents along the U.S. Mexico frontier.
Posted In: Immigration, borders, Mexico, immigration reform

Farm worker selfies: Pics for immigration reform

Jun 25, 2013
The UFW's new campaign, “Photos From The Field,” encourages farm workers to take pictures of themselves with their cell phones.
Posted In: Immigration

City mayors back immigration reform

Jun 21, 2013
The U.S. Conference of Mayors’ supports immigration reform as a way to reduce city expenses and grow local economies.
Posted In: Immigration, Laredo, mayors, cities

Immigration TV: Get ready for the ad blitz

Jun 11, 2013
As the Senate debates a significant overhaul to our nation's immigration laws, special interest groups are wading into the fight. Advocates and opponents of immigration reform are spending on TV ads and lobbying.
Posted In: immigrants, Immigration, lobbying

Immigration bill's border security cost could jump even more

Jun 10, 2013
A proposed amendment would double the number of new Customs and Border Patrol officers and add another $6 billion for border security.
Posted In: borders, Immigration

Meet the unusual suspects lobbying for immigration reform

May 17, 2013
It's no surprise farmers and home builders want more immigrant labor, but horse breeders?
Posted In: Immigration, lobbying