No Immigration Changes In Major Trade Bill, Official Says

Law360, New York (April 16, 2015, 8:07 PM EDT) -- U.S. Trade Representative Michael Froman on Thursday allayed fears that the secretive Trans-Pacific Partnership agreement could contain changes to the U.S. immigration system, telling lawmakers that no such modifications would be made, even though other nations involved in the negotiations are making temporary entry deals.

During a tariff policy hearing before the Senate Finance Committee, Froman assured lawmakers that the U.S. isn't negotiating anything in the TPP agreement that would require changes to the country's immigration laws or visa system.

"And, in fact, TPP will explicitly state that it will not require changes in any party's immigration laws or procedures," Froman...

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