Sens. Forge Plan To Overhaul US Immigration Laws

Law360, New York (January 28, 2013, 1:38 PM EST) -- A bipartisan group of senators announced an agreement Monday on the principles behind legislation aimed at sweeping reform to U.S. immigration law, including making it easier for employers to hire both high- and low-skilled foreign workers as well as creating a mandatory employment verification system.

The senators' deal includes four legislative pillars: creating a path to citizenship for unauthorized immigrants currently living in the U.S., reforming the immigration system to better recognize characteristics that will help build the economy, implementing an effective employment verification system and...
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