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TIA Applauds Senate Judiciary Committee’s Approval of Comprehensive Immigration Reform Legislation

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TIA Applauds Senate Judiciary Committee’s Approval of Comprehensive Immigration Reform Legislation

ARLINGTON, VA (May 22, 2013) – The Telecommunications Industry Association (TIA), the leading trade association for global manufacturers, vendors, and suppliers of information and communications technology (ICT), applauded the Senate Judiciary Committee's approval of bipartisan comprehensive immigration reform legislation.

"TIA thanks the members of the Senate Judiciary Committee and the 'Gang of Eight" for their extensive and bipartisan work on immigration reform," said TIA President Grant Seiffert.  "The United States needs to modernize its high-skilled immigration system to remain globally competitive, and today's action represents a very important step towards that goal.  We greatly appreciate the Judiciary Committee's work to achieve a fair compromise regarding high-skilled immigration, and we now urge the full Senate to pass the bill."

About TIA

The Telecommunications Industry Association (TIA) represents manufacturers and suppliers of global communications networks through standards development, policy and advocacy, business opportunities, market intelligence, and events and networking. TIA enhances the business environment for broadband, mobile wireless, information technology, networks, cable, satellite and unified communications. Members' products and services empower communications in every industry and market, including healthcare, education, security, public safety, transportation, government, the military, the environment, and entertainment. Visit tiaonline.org for more details.

TIA is accredited by the American National Standards Institute (ANSI), and is a proud sponsor of ANSI’s Standards Boost Business campaign. Visit www.standardsboostbusiness.org for details.

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About TIA

The Telecommunications Industry Association (TIA) represents manufacturers and suppliers of global communications networks through standards development, policy and advocacy, business opportunities, market intelligence, and events and networking. TIA enhances the business environment for broadband, mobile wireless, information technology, networks, cable, satellite and unified communications. Members' products and services empower communications in every industry and market, including healthcare, education, security, public safety, transportation, government, the military, the environment, and entertainment. Visit tiaonline.org for more details.

TIA is accredited by the American National Standards Institute (ANSI), and is a proud sponsor of ANSI’s Standards Boost Business campaign. Visit www.standardsboostbusiness.org  for details.

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