Statement for the Record: Oversight of the Administration’s Decision to End Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals

10/03/2017 Senate Judiciary Committee – Full Committee Oversight Hearing  Compete America and its member companies encourage Congress to pass legislation to provide legal certainty for the participants in the DACA program to continue on the path of legal residency.  DACA, which provided work authorization and protection from deportation to nearly 800,000 young undocumented immigrants who came to the United States as …

Statement of Compete America on Cotton-Perdue Immigration Bill

08/02/2017 CONTACT: Taylor Keeney • 804-543-7053 • taylor.keeney@navigatorsglobal.com WASHINGTON – Compete America, a coalition dedicated to ensuring that the United States has the highly educated and innovative workforce necessary to grow the economy and create American jobs, issued the following statement today regarding the introduction of Senators Tom Cotton and David Perdue’s immigration legislation, the “RAISE Act.” “We appreciate the focus Senators Cotton and Perdue are …

Compete America Statement on H-1B Visas and President Trump’s “Buy American, Hire American” Executive Order

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 19, 2017 CONTACT: Taylor Thornley Keeney • 804-543-7053 • taylor.keeney@navigatorsglobal.com WASHINGTON, D.C. – Compete America, a coalition dedicated to ensuring that the United States has the highly educated and innovative workforce necessary to grow the economy and create American jobs, today issued the following statement about President Donald Trump’s “Buy American, Hire American” executive order. “Compete America …

Compete America Statement on Opening of H1-b Visa Lottery

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 3, 2017 CONTACT: Taylor Thornley Keeney • 804-543-7053 • taylor.keeney@navigatorsglobal.com WASHINGTON, D.C. – Compete America, a coalition dedicated to ensuring that the United States has the highly educated and innovative workforce necessary to grow the economy and create American jobs, today issued the following statement about the 2017 H-1b visa application system, which was opened today by the …

Compete America Supports “Fairness for High Skilled Immigrants Act”

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 12, 2017 CONTACT: Taylor Thornley Keeney • 804-543-7053 • taylor.keeney@navigatorsglobal.com WASHINGTON, D.C. – Compete America, a coalition of American employers dedicated to ensuring that the United States has the highly skilled workforce it needs to continue to lead the world in innovation and job creation, issued the following statement regarding the introduction of the “Fairness for High …