Thank you to everyone who participated in CGD’s first official Twitter chat Thursday morning – there were great questions and discussion about immigration reform, low-skilled workers, and the impact of migration on economies.
CGD Policy Blogs
This is a joint post with Catherine An.
The US Congress is just getting started on a nasty immigration reform battle. And the outcome matters enormously—for developing countries and for the United States.
Haven’t gotten through all 844 pages of the Gang of 8’s immigration reform bill yet?
If you thought the immigration debates of the last few months were rough, hold on to your visas, because it’s about to get ugly. The Senate Gang of 8’s comprehensive immigration reform bill, the Border Security, Economic Opportunity, and Immigration Modernization Act, has been released. And at the epicenter of these debates is the provision creating visas for what are often called “guest workers”—an issue close to CGD’s heart.