CFGI / U.S. Immigration / Our Advocacy / Policy Recommendations Fact of the Week: Key White House and Bipartisan Senate Immigration Principles Good Start; ACIP Looks Forward to Working Toward Additional Employer Priorities 2/1/2013 Fact of the Week Page ContentFebruary 1, 2013 Key White House and Bipartisan Senate Immigration Principles Good Start; ACIP Looks Forward to Working Toward Additional Employer Priorities The immigration principles released this week from both the White House and a group of bipartisan senators meet some of ACIP’s key U.S. employer principles for immigration reform, including:Provides employers certainty in hiring with one secure, reliable electronic employment verification system.Makes green cards available by eliminating backlogs.Recognizes the importance of family unity and the contributions of other key sources of foreign-born talent, including DREAMers.This year ACIP looks forward to working with policymakers on other important reforms essential to creating an immigration system that works for U.S. employers and America’s economic competitiveness, such as rewarding compliant employers with a “Trusted Employer” program. U.S. employers need an immigration system that works for economic growth and job creation! It’s a new world.The time for new employment-based immigration policies is now. Read ACIP’s “Principles for Immigration Reform” here. Learn more about ACIP at www.acip.com. The American Council on International Personnel (ACIP), a strategic affiliate of the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM), represents employers working to speed U.S. economic recovery, create new jobs for all Americans and advance American innovation. Our members are companies, universities, research institutions and organizations that employ the critical talent that has and will continue to build the U.S. economy and raise the standard of living for all Americans. We build the workforces necessary to keep America on the cutting edge of worldwide innovation and leading the global economy. Learn more about ACIP at www.acip.com. Learn more about SHRM at www.shrm.org.