- An online draft proposal from U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services says it will look for a vendor to supply the blank cards
- At least 4 million per year for five years, including a possible 9 million in the early going
- Document says the move is ‘to support possible future immigration reform initiative requirements’
- Obama has pledged to unilaterally change US immigration policy this year, but recently pushed back his timetable until after November 4 elections
U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services plans to seek a vendor to produce as many as 34 million blank work permits and ‘green cards’ – the paperwork that authorizes illegal immigrants to live and work in the United States – as the White House prepares to issue an executive order after the Nov. 4 midterm elections.
According to a draft solicitation published online, the government agency will look for a company that can produce a minimum 4 million cards per year for five years, and 9 million in the early stages.
President Barack Obama has pledged that he will make a move on immigration reform this year. His original timetable called for a decision by the end of the summer. Continue reading