No clear signals on trade groups’ standing on immigration reform

Apr 11, 2013 | 01:41 PM | Corinna Petry

Tags  immigration reform, legislation, trade groups, AISI, SMA, MSCI, PMA, Aluminum Association ISRI

CHICAGO — As the House and Senate mull proposals for immigration reform, some trade groups have evinced general support for reform while others are holding back as they wait to see what emerges.

The Rolling Meadows, Ill.-based Metals Service Center Institute "supports the broad concept of immigration reform to help our members provide for their employment needs," MSCI vice president of finance and government affairs Jonathan Kalkwarf said. "Service centers require a skilled work force to compete in the global marketplace and must be able to attract and invest in the most motivated and innovative workers." But until actual proposals are in place, "we have not taken a formal position on any proposed policy."....





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