Posts Tagged ‘ immigration reform ’

Construction, Window Industries Welcome Immigration Reform

Feb 14th, 2014

There’s no easy answer to immigration reform, but it’s an issue that must be addressed for the sake of the nation. That’s the consensus of many within the construction, window and glass industries following the recent unveiling of the House Republican plan to tackle the controversial issue with its own legislation this year. Announced at [...]

Glass Industry Keeping an Eye on Immigration Reform Effort

Jul 9th, 2013

Jerry Wright, president and owner of AAA Glass in Fort Worth, Texas, says that the Texas glass industry has already come to terms with the idea of immigration reform and stands ready for whatever form of it eventually becomes the law of the land. “We’ve accepted it,” says Wright, who also serves as president of [...]

Homebuilders Call on Congress to Improve Immigration Bill’s Guest Worker Provisions

Apr 23rd, 2013

The National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) commends the bipartisan Senate sponsors of legislation to advance comprehensive immigration reform and called on lawmakers yesterday to improve the guest worker provisions in the bill. The association is urging lawmakers to address the significant role that foreign workers play in the housing industry and to help alleviate [...]