Eight senators, “The Gang of Eight,” introduced a bipartisan bill for to reform our immigration laws and fix our broken system. It is the product of months of negotiations and is the most comprehensive immigration reform initiative in 3 decades. And as a NJ immigration lawyer can explain to you, the bill accomplishes something the American people have been asking for — true bipartisan compromise.
This bipartisan bill is designed to: strengthen the border, strengthen the economy and the rights of American workers, create a roadmap to citizenship for the approximately 11 million undocumented immigrants, change our visa system, and reforms the current legal immigration system. The Immigration Reform Bill has four main components referred to as Titles, summarized below:
- Title I discusses Border Security;
- Title II has two parts (A) the Creation of the Resident Provisional Immigrant Status, and (B) Legal Immigration;
- Title III discusses Interior Enforcement; and
- Title IV details reforms to the Non-Immigrant Visa program.
Please see this FAQ for answers to frequently asked questions about the Border Security, Economic Opportunity & Immigration Modernization Act of 2013.