Companies lay off workers and then ask for immigration reform?

My guess is that most immigration reform supporters went home singing "See you in September."   However, no one is talking immigration in September.   Syria has slowed down everything, especially all of the hysteria about Congress voting or not voting. My guess is that the last 2 jobs reports" are hurting a great deal.   At the same time, it hurts when you see this in The Washington Examiner.   It does not help when US companies are lobbying for immigration reform (signing a letter to Congress) after they've laid off US workers: "For example, Hewlett-Packard, whose Executive Vice President for Human Resources Tracy Keogh signed the letter, laid off 29,000 employees in 2012. In August of this year, Cisco Systems, whose Senior Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer Kathleen Weslock signed the letter, announced plans to lay off 4,000 -- in addition to 8,000 cut in the last two years. United...(Read Full Post)