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U.S. Corporations form immigration initiative

For more than a decade, promised immigration reform proposals never see the light of day. Meanwhile, U.S. corporations continue to struggle with immigrant workforce challenges. Now corporations are taking action due to political gridlock. Lunchtime Conversations: How can business leaders be the new change agents for immigrant reform? Why is having a diverse workforce so…

Bank of America exits the private prison industry

Bank of America has ended their financial relationship with the private prison and detention companies CoreCivic and GEO Group. Two other leading U.S. banks, Wells Fargo and JPMorgan Trust, dropped their ties with CoreCivic and GEO Group in January and March, respectively. The decisions followed months of pressure from a coalition of more than 70…