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Immigration Alert: Trump Administration Endorses RAISE Act Immigration Reform Bill

On August 2, 2017, President Trump announced his support of the proposed American Immigration for a Strong Economy (RAISE) Act. Proposed changes under the immigration reform bill include:

What Employers Can Expect
If passed, this would have a significant impact on employers who sponsor green cards for their employees by limiting ability to sponsor certain temporary workers for permanent status and increasing backlogs. This proposal faces significant opposition from both parties and it is unlikely the legislation as drafted would be passed by Congress.

Gibney will continue to monitor these developments. If you have any questions, please contact your designated Gibney representative or email immigrationalerts@gibney.com.