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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.

 114th Congress

113th Congress

  • The Legal Workforce Act (H.R.1772)
  • The Skills Visa Act (H.R. 2131)
  • The Border Security, Economic Opportunity, and Immigration Modernization Act (S.744)

112th Congress

  • The Legal Workforce Act (H.R. 2164)
  • The Jobs Recovery by Ensuring a Legal American Workforce Act of 2011 (H.R. 800)

111th Congress

  • 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


 Fact Sheet

To read and download SHRM's immigration reform fact sheet, click HERE.

 Recent Developments


 Staff Contact

For additional information on any of the issues listed on this page, please contact Mike Aitken, Vice President of Government Affairs, or Chatrane Birbal, Senior Advisor of Government Relations.
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