Not a good sign. Gowdy has an A- rating from the anti-immigrant organization NumbersUSA. He doesn't have a long history on the issue since he's only finishing up his first term in Congress. But given some of the more reasonable people that could have been chosen and given the selection of Bob Goodlatte to chair the parent committee (Goodlatte has the highest anti-immigration rating in all of Congress), it certainly sends the signal that the GOP is not serious about immigration reform.
Greg Siskind is a partner in Siskind Susser's Memphis, Tennessee, office. After graduating magna cum laude from Vanderbilt University, he received his Juris Doctorate from the University of Chicago. Mr. Siskind is a member of AILA, a board member of the Hebrew Immigrant Aid Society, and a member of the ABA, where he serves on the LPM Publishing Board as Marketing Vice Chairman. He is the author of several books, including the J Visa Guidebook and The Lawyer's Guide to Marketing on the Internet. Mr. Siskind practices all areas of immigration law, specializing in immigration matters of the health care and technology industries. He can be reached by email at email@example.com.
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