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Navigating Immigration Reform: Employer Solutions for Practicable, Effective Reforms

Press Releases and Statements

"CFGI and SHRM Applaud USCIS Guidance on Filing Amended H-1B Petitions," July 23, 2015

"Employers Welcome White House Commitment to Improve Visa Processing, Employment-Based Immigration," July 21, 2015 

"H-1B Cap Fails U.S. Employers: Record-Breaking Filings Reinforce Need for Congress to Modernize the Immigration System," April 13, 2015 

"Employers Welcome Work Authorization for Certain H-1B Spouses," February 24, 2015

"Employers Welcome 'Immigration Innovation Act,'" January 23, 2015

"Employers Urge President and Congress to Act on Immigration Reform," January 20, 2015

"U.S. Employers that Rely on Immigration System Remain Frustrated," January 16, 2015

"President and Congress Must Solve This Together," November 20, 2014

"'Capable and Qualified Leader' Confirmed to Head USCIS," June 25, 2014

"Major Employers Take Immigration Reform Message to Capitol Hill," June 3, 2014

"SHRM Members Overwhelmingly Support E-Verify Improvements," March 18, 2014

"SHRM and Council for Global Immigration Call on House Members, President to 'Turn Words into Action," January 30, 2014

"SHRM, Council for Global Immigration Call On Congress to Pass Immigration Reform" January 17, 2014

"Council for Global Immigration Chair and SHRM President and CEO urge Congress to finish immigration reform this year." January 17, 2014

"ACIP and SHRM sign onto stakeholder letter urging the House to take action on immigration reform"  July 30, 2013 

ACIP and SHRM Call on Members of Congress to Support Trusted Employer: Saves Resources, Improves Efficiency, Maintains Security” July 26, 2013

ACIP and SHRM Applaud Inclusion of Trusted Employer in Committee-Passed SKILLS Visa Act,” June 28, 2013

Bipartisan Passage of Senate Immigration Bill is ‘Welcome Progress,’ Say ACIP and SHRM,” June 27, 2013

ACIP and SHRM Letter to Members of the U.S. Senate Urging Support for the Portman-Tester Amendment,” June 26, 2013

ACIP, FMIC, NAM, and SHRM Urge Vote on Portman-Tester Amendment,” June 26, 2013

"Amped-up Push for Immigration Reform from America’s Largest Employers," June 3, 2013

 House ‘SKILLS Visa’ Act Moves Immigration Reform Forward; Inclusion of ‘Trusted Employer’ Applauded by ACIP and SHRM,” May 23, 2013


Committee Passage of Bipartisan Immigration Bill Positive Step, But Improvements Needed to Ensure Reforms Work for U.S. Employers,” May 22, 2013


Letter re: S. 744, May 13, 2013

ACIP and SHRM Praise Senate Progress on Immigration Reform,” April 17, 2013


ACIP and SHRM Release Guide to Reforming U.S. Employment-based Immigration System,” March 12, 2013 

State of the Union and Republican Response Display Bipartisan Interest in Immigration Reform As A Priority This Year,” February 12, 2013 

ACIP and SHRM Welcome Bipartisan Comprehensive Immigration Reform Efforts,” January 29, 2013





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As strategic affiliates, the Council for Global Immigration (CFGI) and the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) help advance U.S. growth, innovation and job creation by supporting employers and their employees as they navigate the most pressing workforce and talent management issues, which includes reform of the U.S. immigration system. Learn more about ACIP at Learn more about SHRM at

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