PoliZette: Congress Plots to Sneak Legal Immigration Hike into Spending Bill

IRLI In The News

September 12, 2017

By Brendan Kirby

When Congress finally gets around to passing a giant spending bill to keep the government in business for 2018, it likely will include a number of business-friendly changes to laws regulating foreign workers, according to immigration experts.

Congress last week passed a temporary funding extension that raised the debt ceiling and provided aid to Texans hurt by Hurricane Harvey. That means that in December, Congress will have to approve a permanent spending bill for fiscal year 2018.

“We’re heading down the path of facing a huge omnibus bill in December, when no one will pay attention because it’s the holidays,” said Chris Chmielenski, director of content and activism at NumbersUSA. … Read the full story by Brendan Kirby.

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