EWIC Congratulates President-Elect Biden and Encourages Passage of Immigration Reform Legislation to Support our Economy, Stabilize our Workforce and Re-open the Government

The members of the Essential Workers Immigration Coalition (EWIC), representing a broad range of American industries outside of the high-skilled and agriculture sectors, would like to congratulate President-Elect Biden and look forward to working with the Biden/Harris Administration on legislative and regulatory measures to stabilize and improve our immigration system. EWIC was established as a […]

EWIC Supports the Legislation to Address DACA and TPS Immigrants

The Essential Worker Immigration Coalition (EWIC) was established as a voice to advance business-centric, balanced immigration reform to meet the needs of the American workforce and job creation.  As such, we write to express our long-standing views on business immigration and our concern for business and job creation in on-going policy debates. As the federal […]

Supreme Court of the United States Upholds DACA

The Essential Worker Immigration Coalition applauds the decision of the U.S. Supreme Court to disallow the Department of Homeland Security’s attempt to terminate the DACA program. In the 5-4 decision written by Chief Justice John Roberts on Department of Homeland Security et al vs. Regents of the University of California, the Supreme Court held that […]

Relief for Immigrants Sign On Letter to DHS and DOS

Dear Secretary Pompeo, Acting Secretary Wolf, and Senior Official Cuccinelli: First, we would like to thank you for your service and your agencies’ work to keep the country healthy, safe, and functioning during the COVID-19 pandemic. We write to request that you provide relief to foreign-born workers and their families and employers in the wake […]

EWIC Supports the American Dream and Promise Act (H.R. 6), as modified by the House Judiciary Committee, to Help Support our Economy and Stabilize our Workforce

The Essential Worker Immigration Coalition (EWIC) was established as a voice to advance business-centric, balanced immigration reform to meet the needs of the American workforce and job creation.  As such, we write to express our long-standing views on business immigration and our concern for business and job creation in on-going policy debates. At the forefront […]

Employer Coalition Supports Immigration Reform that Boosts the Economy and Stabilizes the Workforce

The Essential Worker Immigration Coalition supports the premise contained in the White House plan that would more appropriately focus the nation’s immigration programs on the economic contributions made by visa holders. Our industries recognize the invaluable contributions made by foreign born workers to our sectors, and our American economy. We appreciate the White House acknowledgement […]

Letter to Representatives Smucker & Rooney Re: Workforce for an Expanding Economy Act (H.R. 1740)

March 14, 2019 The Honorable Lloyd Smucker and Francis Rooney U.S. House of Representatives Washington, DC 20515 Dear Representatives Smucker and Rooney: The Essential Worker Immigration Coalition (EWIC) applauds your efforts to introduce the Workforce for an Expanding Economy Act (H.R. 1740). This bill, coming amidst efforts to develop solutions on immigration reform, shows that […]

EWIC Continues to Encourage Passage of Immigration Reform Legislation to Support our Economy, Stabilize our Workforce and Re-open the Government

As Congress continues to grapple with the government shut down that has left 800,000 federal workers without paychecks, the members of the Essential Workers Immigration Coalition (EWIC), representing the broad range of American industries outside of the high-skilled and agriculture sectors, would like to express our strong belief that a deal to reopen the government […]

AGC Letter to House and Senate Leaders re: TPS and DACA

January 16, 2019 The Honorable Nancy Pelosi Speaker, U.S House of Representatives Washington, D.C. 20515 The Honorable Kevin McCarthy Minority Leader, U.S House of Representatives Washington, D.C. 20515 The Honorable Mitch McConnell Majority Leader, U.S. Senate Washington, D.C. 20510 The Honorable Charles Schumer Minority Leader, U.S. Senate Washington, D.C. 20510 Dear Speaker Pelosi, Majority Leader […]