PoliZette: Congress Plots to Sneak Legal Immigration Hike into Spending Bill
When Congress finally gets around to passing a giant spending bill to keep the government in business for 2018, it likely will include a number of business-friendly changes to laws regulating foreign workers, according to immigration experts.
Congress last week passed a temporary funding extension that raised the debt ceiling and provided aid to Texans hurt by Hurricane Harvey. That means that in December, Congress will have to approve a permanent spending bill for fiscal year 2018.
“We’re heading down the path of facing a huge omnibus bill in December, when no one will pay attention because it’s the holidays,” said Chris Chmielenski, director of content and activism at NumbersUSA. ... Read the full story by Brendan Kirby.