Economy

April 15, 2013 5:55 PM

Worker visas are big part of bill to revamp immigration

The proposed revamp of immigration laws that’s scheduled for release in the Senate on Tuesday would increase the numbers of, and ease the process of obtaining, visas for highly skilled workers. The legislation also is expected to propose expanding the caps for farm workers, and it would force all employers within five years to verify the immigration status of their employees.

Related content

Comments

Videos

More Videos

Democrats yell "shame" on the floor of the House of Representatives 02:00

Democrats yell "shame" on the floor of the House of Representatives

Trump to Christie: 'You're not eating Oreos anymore' 00:19

Trump to Christie: 'You're not eating Oreos anymore'

Defense bill approved by House is "strong," says Speaker Ryan 01:43

Defense bill approved by House is "strong," says Speaker Ryan

Obama's advice for Rutgers graduates: 'Have faith in democracy' 01:20

Obama's advice for Rutgers graduates: 'Have faith in democracy'

'The dance Force' is strong with the Obamas 00:23

'The dance Force' is strong with the Obamas

Here's how a presidential candidate can qualify for Secret Service protection 01:02

Here's how a presidential candidate can qualify for Secret Service protection

What are ‘bathroom rights’? 01:17

What are ‘bathroom rights’?

HB2: A timeline for North Carolina's newest law 02:57

HB2: A timeline for North Carolina's newest law

Gov. Kasich suspends presidential campaign 01:57

Gov. Kasich suspends presidential campaign

Share Video

Editor's Choice Videos