Business groups could sink immigration deal

04/4/2013 | Politico (Washington, D.C.) · Hill, The

A landmark immigration deal between the U.S. Chamber of Commerce and labor groups was supposed to have settled the sides' differences over low-skilled worker visas, paving the way for sweeping reform. Now, though, some industry figures say they'll lobby against the compromise deal. One major sticking point: a planned 200,000 cap on visas for low-skilled workers, which labor groups had pushed for but which construction industry officials and others now say is "unrealistic and destined to fail."

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