Business Roundtable is an association of chief executive officers of leading U.S. companies working to promote a thriving economy and expanded opportunity for all Americans through sound public policy.
Business Roundtable supports immigration policies that will help keep America secure and support a healthier economy – accelerating growth, encouraging hiring and creating American jobs.
Recent Activities in Immigration
Business Roundtable today re-emphasized the powerful boost immigration reform would give to the economy through a compilation of economic analyses.
Business Roundtable, representing CEOs of leading U.S. companies from every sector of the economy, said today’s announcement that both the 65,000 and 20,000 H-1B visa caps for fiscal year 2015 were reached within days is yet another indicator of a broken U.S. immigration system that needs repair. The filing period opened on April 1, 2014.
Washington – Business Roundtable, representing CEOs of leading U.S. companies from every sector of the economy, today applauded the release of House Republican immigration reform standards, calling them a positive step forward on the path to fixing America’s broken immigration system.
Following a week of encouraging comments from Speaker Boehner and President Obama on the prospects for immigration reform, the CEO members of Business Roundtable continue to make the case to Congress and the President to work together to find solutions this year:
With a new immigration reform measure introduced in the U.S. House of Representatives today, Business Roundtable called on Congress and the Administration to resolve their differences over budget issues and work together to fix the broken U.S. immigration system.