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Republican Business Leaders, Farmers, and Essential Workers Kick Off 7-FIGURE IMMIGRATION REFORM NOW! Campaign

 Bipartisan members of ABIC to escalate push for immigration fixes to be included in budget reconciliation bill set for votes next month

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The bipartisan American Business Immigration Coalition (ABIC) and immigration reform advocates seeking congressional approval of pathways to citizenship for Dreamers, farmworkers, TPS holders, and essential workers will announce a 7-Figure coast to coast campaign during a news conference on Friday.

The press call will be held as momentum grows for enactment of immigration solutions following Senate approval of the budget resolution that contains the provisions sought by business leaders, farmers, and immigrants rights advocates to bring stability to the lives of immigrants seeking legal status and to the businesses that employ them. The House is expected to vote later this month on the budget resolution. Then, votes will be held in September in both chambers on the budget reconciliation bill that would allow the citizenship programs to go forward.

Earlier this week, Republican business and political leaders sent a letter to President Biden and congressional leaders urging fast action on the citizenship provisions, even if the only available legislative vehicle is the budget reconciliation bill, controlled in the Senate by the majority party.

Press conference details:


When: FRIDAY, Aug. 13, at 11:00 AM Eastern

Where: Via ZOOM. Media may register here:


Bob Worsley, Co-Chair, ABIC, Arizona Republican State Senator – Retired, SkyMall Founder, AZ

Shay Myers, CEO, Owyhee Produce, ID & OR 

Monsi Contreras, Dreamer entrepreneur & owner, Vida Mia Boutique, TX

Rony Ponthieux, Haitian TPS nurse, FL

Irayda, undocumented business owner, AZ 

Nora Venegas, Federal Governmental Relations Director, Tyson Foods

Rebecca Shi, Executive Director, American Business Immigration Coalition


The American Business Immigration Coalition (ABIC) promotes common sense immigration reform that advances economic competitiveness, provides companies with both the high-skilled and low-skilled talent they need, and allows the integration of immigrants into our economy as consumers, workers, entrepreneurs, and citizens.  ABIC is active in key states and communities across the country engaging activists, advocates, business leaders and elected officials on the urgency of passing immigration reform that boosts our economy, creates jobs, eases the labor shortage and supports families