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Immigration ranked #8 priority for Obama Administration

WSJ first annual CEO Council identified and ranked the 18 priorities list facing the Obama when he starts the office in January.

Immigration reform is #8 of the list. Arizona Gov. Janet Napolitano name has been mentioned as probable DHS (Department of Homeland Security) head. Napolitano is a strong advocate of increasing H-1B visas and for “immigration reforms” this is good which may boost the discussions and eventually may get good visibility in the following list.

Here is top 18 list –

* FISCAL STIMULUS
* EDUCATED WORKFORCE
* ECONOMIC VISION
* COMPREHENSIVE ENERGY/ENVIRO POLICY:
* LONG-TERM TAX POLICY
* CORPORATE TAX RATE
* DEFINE VALUE, REFORM PAYMENT
* EXPAND IMMIGRATION OPPORTUNITIES: Expand Visa and Greencard
programs to allow talented foreign nationals who have studied in
the U.S. to remain in the U.S. and to allow talent recruitment
abroad.

* NEW TRADE AGENDA
* TORT REFORM
* REGULATORY OVERHAUL
* FIGHT OBESITY
* ELECTRIC CARS
* UNIVERSAL HEALTH INSURANCE
* DECARBONIZE POWER SECTOR
* ENERGY EFFICIENCY
* BUILD HEALTHCARE WORKFORCE
* BUY ILLIQUID ASSETS

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Posted By: Kalyan | Date: November 22, 2008 | Categories: Immigration

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