NumbersUSA and other immigration-control groups lobbying against the H-2B extension argue that bringing foreign workers into the country will take jobs that could be filled by unemployed Americans. Many are collaborating within the Coalition for the Future American Worker...

But NumbersUSA Government Affairs Director Rosemary Jenks says the Hispanic Caucus’ blockade is probably temporary. “I don’t think it’s a plausible long-term plan [for immigrant groups to stall the energy bill],” she said. “The businesses’ interests have so much money stacked behind this bill.”

By: Erika Lovley, in Politico


Updated: Wed, Jun 18th 2008 @ 3:32pm EDT