Incremental immigration reforms held up by Hispanic caucus

Recent Congressional attempts to increase the number of temporary workers allowed under the H-1B program (i.e. Bill Gates’ programmers) and to pass an AgJobs program (aimed primarily to benefit California farmers) have been stalled by the Congressional Hispanic Caucus. the caucus is holding out for comprehensive reform. Both House and Senate members of the Caucus are using procedural rules to keep proposals from coming to a vote. The Caucus is holding out for comprehensive reform.

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