Mr. Bob White of the Firm's Immigration Group Visits Washington, DC Twice in the Past Month to Lobby for Immigration Reform

Mr. Bob White of the firm's Immigration Group visited Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C. in March and then again in April to lobby for immigration reform. Mr. White met with the offices of Illinois Senator Richard Durbin, Senator Barack Obama, Representative Melissa Bean, Representative Mark Kirk and Representative Rahm Emmanuel. During these meetings, Mr. White discussed the need for an increase to the H-1B cap, the reinstatement of the Returning Worker Exemption to the H-2B worker, an increase in the employment-based immigrant visa numbers, and the extension of the exemption for Schedule A occupations (Registered Nurses and Physical Therapists) from the employment-based immigration visa quotas.