Laura Meckler

Wall Street Journal

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Laura Meckler is a political reporter for the Wall Street Journal. She covers America's changing demographics, politics and immigration.

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America's  H-1B program  allows US companies to hire foreign workers skilled in "specialty occupations," including science, technology, medicine and the law.

Does "hire an American" mean fire a foreigner?

America's H-1B program allows US companies to hire foreign workers skilled in "specialty occupations," including science, technology, medicine and the law.

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In last night’s speech to the nation,   President Obama announced executive action   to protect up to five million undocumented workers from deportation.

President Obama Goes It Alone

In last night’s speech to the nation, President Obama announced executive action to protect up to five million undocumented workers from deportation.

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Less than three months ago, in a speech from the Rose Garden, President Obama made a promise about immigration reform, stating "I’m beginning a new effort to fix as much of our…

Will Obama’s Immigration Reform Delay Pay Off… and For Whom?

Less than three months ago, in a speech from the Rose Garden, President Obama made a promise about immigration reform, stating "I’m beginning a new effort to fix as much of our…

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