BOTH Parties In Congress: We Need More Low-Skilled Immigrants!
May 04, 2016, 12:47 PM
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Lawmakers on both sides of the Capitol are quietly launching a new effort to expand visas for low-skilled foreign workers in government funding bills—a push that could drive a deep ideological rift through both parties later this year.

Republicans and Democrats whose home states rely on immigrant labor are lobbying top appropriators to include language in this year’s funding bills to renew controversial provisions from last year’s omnibus spending measure that effectively quadrupled the number of low-skilled worker visas.  [New immigration fight looms in Congress by Seung Min Kim; Politico.com, May 3rd 2016.]

(From a re-tweet by tcjfs.)