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February 25, 2016 VIA ELECTRONIC TRANSMISSION The Honorable Leon Rodriguez Director U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services Washington, DC 20529 Dear Director Rodriguez: I write to express concerns about the manner in which the integrity of the H-1B visa program is being openly undermined by immigration lawyers, universities, and even state […]

WASHINGTON – Senators Chuck Grassley, Chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee, and Dick Durbin, Assistant Democratic Leader, today are introducing bipartisan legislation that would reform the H-1B visa program, consistent with Congress’s original intent, by ensuring that qualified American workers are given the first opportunity at high-skilled job opportunities.  The […]

Sen. Chuck Grassley announced Tuesday that he will introduce legislation in an effort to counter the spread of so-called “sanctuary cities.” At a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing where relatives of those killed by undocumented immigrants testified, the Iowa Republican said that his proposed bill would withhold certain federal funding for […]

By Mario Trujillo A bipartisan Senate bill aiming to increase the number of high-skilled visas doled out by the federal government is running up against Judiciary Committee Chairman Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa). During a hearing Tuesday, Grassley made it clear that he believes the bill sponsored by Sen. Orrin Hatch (R-Utah), […]