Fed up with uncertainty and worker shortages, employers are banding together to demand a solution to the immigration mess. In Houston, where about 10% of workers are undocumented, the traditionally conservative Greater Houston Partnership is spending $20 million to encourage employers to lobby their lawmakers for comprehensive reforms. ImmigrationWorksUSA has linked about 20 state-based organizations into a national federation that will lobby from the local level all the way to Capitol Hill.

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