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Comprehensive Immigration Reform Senate bill targets recruiter abuse

The Comprehensive Immigration Reform Senate bill introduced in the Senate yesterday includes key protections against labor recruitment abuse.  (See page 577 of the bill:  Title III, Subpart F: Prevention of Trafficking in Persons and Abuses Involving Workers Recruited Abroad).  Let’s hope these provisions remain intact as the bill works its way through the House!

 

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