TechNet Statement on Border Security, Economic Opportunity and Immigration Modernization Act

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October 2, 2013

TechNet Statement on Border Security, Economic Opportunity and Immigration Modernization Act

Washington, D.C. – TechNet, the bipartisan policy and political network of CEO’s that promotes the growth of the innovation economy, issued the following statement in response to the Border Security, Economic Opportunity and Immigration Modernization Act, unveiled by House Democrats today.

“TechNet is encouraged by action on immigration reform and the introduction of the Border Security, Economic Opportunity and Immigration Modernization Act. Continued discussions, exchange of ideas and bi-partisan solutions are an essential part of this process.

Immigration reform is urgently needed to secure America’s economic competitiveness and to ensure we remain the world’s leader in innovation. We look forward to working with Members of Congress, along with the broad base of stakeholders from all sides of the political spectrum supporting movement on this critically important legislation.”

 

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