This portion of the website provides information on current public policy issues both pending and enacted in Washington relating to Immigration policy.
Below is a listing of the major Immigration-related legislative proposals currently pending before the Congress. To view the full text of the proposal, background information, or to find out what SHRM has done in conjunction with one or more of these legislative initiatives, click on the name of the measure below or visit visit the Employment Verification home page.
The Legal Workforce Act (H.R. 2164)
The Jobs Recovery by Ensuring a Legal American Workforce Act of 2011 (H.R. 800)
The New Employee Verification Act (NEVA) (H.R. 2028)
Listed below are the major Immigration laws. For a summary of these laws, click on the name of the particular statute you are interested in.
Landmark Federal Statutes