The lame-duck Republican Congress did not completely ignore immigration in its last days. Congress passed measures to 1) extend a program that offers 500 non-immigrant visas for nurses working in medically unserved areas, 2) extend a program that placed American-trained foreign physicians in medically unserved areas, and 3) broaden the categories of athletes elible for the non-immigrant performer (P) visa. Congress was not so positive on employment issues such as raising the H-1B and employment-based immigrant visa quotas, failing to address these items altogether. Much remains to be achieved in 2007. We’ll soon see if the new Democratic leadership is up to the task.
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