America has grown and thrived because we attract and welcome the hardest working and most talented people to our shores. They come here to pursue their dreams and build their lives. However, today’s immigration system falls far short of meeting the needs of our society, our economy, our businesses, and our workers. The U.S. Chamber works for smart immigration policy reforms so the U.S. can boost economic growth, create jobs, and encourage innovation and entrepreneurship.
Secure our Borders and Fix Our Broken Immigration System
The situation at the border is chaos. Our immigration system fails to meet the needs of businesses and imposes significant costs on communities and our economy.
- 4 Visa Programs That Can Help Employers Solve Their Workforce NeedsAmerican businesses are in the midst of the biggest labor crisis ever, with more open positions than there are available and willing workers to fill them. Legal nonimmigrant workers can help businesses meet their workforce needs. Here are four nonimmigrants visa programs to know about.Learn More
- Why Immigration Reform Matters to Local CommunitiesFor local communities and businesses of all sizes, across all industries, immigration has to be part of the solution for future economic growth and sustained prosperity.Learn More
- How Congress Can Find Common Ground on Immigration ReformCongressional members on both sides of the political aisle share their thoughts on potential pathways to compromise on immigration reform.Learn More
America’s woefully inadequate immigration system is directly contributing to the worker shortage crisis and hindering American business operations.
To allow businesses to meet their workforce needs, the U.S. Chamber is pushing Congress and the administration to implement commonsense immigration reforms. When businesses are empowered to welcome international talent to the workforce, we renew our nation’s legacy as an open and welcoming country where anyone who works hard can attain his or her goals.
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This Coalition letter was sent to Congressional Leadership announcing the formation of the Alliance for a New Immigration Consensus.
WASHINGTON, DC – The following statement can be attributed to U.S. Chamber of Commerce Executive Vice President and Chief Policy Officer Neil Bradley.