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The Internet Association Applauds House Democrats’ Introduction of Immigration Reform Legislation

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Michael Beckerman, President and CEO of The Internet Association, issued the following statement welcoming the House Democrats’ comprehensive immigration reform legislation:

“The Internet Association applauds the House Democrats’ efforts to address immigration reform. Continued commitment and strong bipartisan efforts is critical in crafting a legislative solution for our broken immigration system.

“Following the Senate Gang of Eight’s legislation, we are one step closer to passing much needed immigration reform, which will positively impact not only the Internet industry but also America’s economy at large.  By implementing a functioning system, we will empower our nation to retain the best and brightest minds that come to the United States and create economic value here at home.

“The Internet Association looks forward to working with Congress to continue strengthening this legislation to achieve effective and sound immigration policies.”