EWIC Supports Immigration Reform Legislation to Support our Economy and Stabilize our Workforce

EWIC Statement October 11, 2017 EWIC Supports Immigration Reform Legislation to Support our Economy and Stabilize our Workforce   The Essential Worker Immigration Coalition (EWIC) was established decades ago and continues as a vital voice to advance business-centric, balanced immigration reform.  Among the principles we have long-held, today’s debate on Immigration Reform needs EWIC’s brand on […]

Mark-up of H.R. 3711 – Legal Workforce Act – Congressman Lamar Smith and House Judiciary Chairman, Bob Goodlatte Introduce a Bill to Improve the E-Verify System

EWIC Statement September 29, 2017 Mark-up of H.R. 3711 – Legal Workforce Act – Congressman Lamar Smith and House Judiciary Chairman, Bob Goodlatte Introduce a Bill to Improve the E-Verify System We write to thank Representatives Lamar Smith and Chairman Goodlatte for the work done on H.R. 3711, The Legal Workforce Act re-introduced by Congressman […]

EWIC Statement Regarding Guest Worker Program

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 greatly appreciate the Senate Committee […]

Let’s move forward on immigration reform legislation in the new Congress – executive action without legislative reform would set back real reform

The Essential Worker Immigration Coalition has been working for the better part of two decades to advance immigration reform that includes:  A workable guest worker program that accounts for America’s current and future workforce needs.  An employment verification system that is easily accessible, fair, inexpensive and efficient for all employers.  A realistic […]

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.