Comprehensive Reform of Immigration Laws

Resolved that NAHB urge Congress to make comprehensive reforms to the nation’s immigration laws,

Further resolved that NAHB opposes illegal immigration,

Further resolved that NAHB urge Congress to create a new visa system whereby more immigrants can legally enter the residential construction workforce each year and be put on the path to temporary or permanent legal residency or citizenship,

Further resolved that NAHB support efforts by Congress to address the concerns created by the growing illegal immigrant population, and support efforts to create a system whereby they can achieve temporary or permanent legal residency or citizenship, and

Further resolved that NAHB urge Congress and the Administration to promptly pursue changes in the criteria for a flexible visa classification that will address the needs of the construction industry for a labor supply sufficient to meet the nation’s housing needs.



Resolution originally adopted:
2005/09 No. 4A

Committee with primary jurisdiction:

  • Federal Government Affairs Committee

 

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