Mark-up of H.R. 1772 – Legal Workforce Act – Congressman Lamar Smith and House Judiciary Chairman, Bob Goodlatte Introduce a Bill to Improve the E-Verify System

June 26, 2013 (see PDF Here) We write to thank you for the work done on H.R. 1772, The Legal Workforce Act introduced by Congressman Lamar Smith and House Judiciary Chairman, Bob Goodlatte on April 26, 2013, and we support your continued efforts toward immigration reform. This is a bill that, if passed, would mandate an improved E-Verify […]

EWIC Urges the Senate to Move Deliberately through the Debate of the Senate Bi-Partisan Bill on Comprehensive Immigration Reform

June 17, 2006 (see PDF here) The Essential Worker Immigration Coalition (EWIC) is encouraged that the Senate is moving forward on debate of the comprehensive immigration reform bill. We believe that S. 744, the Border Security, Economic Opportunity, and Immigration Modernization Act, addresses many of the major elements needed by the business community. It includes a […]

EWIC Congratulates the Senate Judiciary Committee on the Successful Mark-up of the Senate Bi-Partisan Bill on Comprehensive Immigration Reform

The Essential Worker Immigration Coalition (EWIC) congratulates the Senate on meeting an important milestone in the quest for comprehensive immigration reform – passage of S. 744 out of committee. We believe that S. 744, the Border Security, Economic Opportunity, and Immigration Modernization Act, addresses many of the major elements needed by the business community. It […]

EWIC Statement to Senate Gang of 8

The Essential Worker Immigration Coalition was formed to advocate for comprehensive immigration reform that includes secure borders, a pathway to lawful status for unauthorized immigrants, a fair, efficient and workable employment eligibility verification system and a guest worker program that responds to the future workforce needs of our economy. We commend the “Gang of 8″ Senators for working towards these goals.