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Obama unveils immigration reform shielding 5 million from deportation; challenges Congress to “pass a bill”
During a defiant speech from the East Room of the White House Thursday night, President Barack Obama unveiled sweeping immigration ...
How Immigration reform could bring an end to construction’s skilled worker shortage
What's "step one" in ending the skilled worker shortage currently plaguing construction companies across the U.S.? If you ask Stan ...
After sharp decline during recession, illegal immigrant population shows signs of a rebound alongside construction
A new report released today by the Pew Research Center’s Hispanic Trends Project indicates the sharp recession-induced decline of illegal ...
Construction industry lobbyists continue to fight for more guest worker visas as immigration bill moves to House
As the House of Representatives prepares to consider the immigration bill that recently passed the Senate, construction industry lobbyists are ...
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Recent talks suggest Congress has put transportation funding on the back burner
After attending last week's Transportation Construction Coalition (TCC) fly-in visit with Congress, John Latta, the editor of our sister site ...
Immigration bill gains Senate committee’s approval, retains limit on construction visas but increases H-1B visas for highly skilled workers
With a 13-5 vote Tuesday night, the Senate Judiciary Committee approved an immigration bill that would give 11.5 million immigrants ...
Lower pay, higher costs, immigration enforcement involved in California construction companies’ struggle to find workers
Same story, different place. Just like their counterparts in Minnesota and other metro areas across the country, construction companies in California, ...
Caterpillar’s chief technology officer urges Congress to support manufacturing, highly skilled workers in immigration reform
Caterpillar's Chief Technology Officer Gwenne Henricks recently testified before the Senate Commerce Committee and urged lawmakers to support manufacturing and ...
Construction, other industries speak out against guest worker deal
Just when it looked like the final hurdle to immigration reform had been cleared, dozens of business groups, including half ...
Caterpillar CEO calls for more visas for foreign engineers, path to legal status for undocumented immigrants
During a speech at the Illinois Business Immigration Coalition in Chicago, Caterpillar CEO Doug Oberhelman said his company has a hard ...
Construction jobs limited to 15k visas per year under new guest worker agreement
The path toward a final deal on immigration reform has likely been cleared now that the country's business and labor ...
Why construction unions are wrong in fighting immigration reform
Ah politics! Strange bedfellows. Even stranger enemies. One would think the universal brotherhood of union workers would welcome with solidarity the ...
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Nikola says its 2,000-hp electric hauler is 100% emissions-free
VIDEO: Entire Erques Bridge construction chronicled in beautiful time-lapse
Cat to end track drill production, intends to sell room and pillar underground mining machine business
With VP Henricks's retirement, Caterpillar cuts more jobs in consolidation of tech, R&D efforts
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