immigration reform

Columbia Regional Business Report September 15, 2021 Immigration changes could pave path to workforce growth By Melinda Waldrop Frank Knapp sees one straightforward solution to the labor shortage facing many industries as the nation continues to navigate the COVID-19 pandemic: Make more workers available. Three pieces of legislation currently before…

Clyburn and other Representatives joined immigration presser today

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 14, 2021 Frank Knapp, 803-600-6874, fknapp@scsbc.org Ben Roussel, 202-210-3112, ben@rousselpr.com SC Small Business Chamber CEO addresses labor shortage and introduces Rep. Clyburn Watch Video Washington, DC —  U.S. House Majority Whip James E. Clyburn (D-SC), and members of the House Judiciary Committee, including U.S. Reps. Zoe…

Opinion: How Sen. Graham can help fix the labor shortage with commonsense immigration reform

The Hill July 21, 2021 By Frank Knapp Jr., Opinion Contributor Just as they are across the country, small businesses in South Carolina are facing a labor shortage that started before the pandemic. Our senator, Lindsey Graham (R), is key to the short and long-term solution by passing commonsense, bipartisan immigration solutions…

Small business owners urge senators to support immigrant reform to address worker shortage

WCSC-TV June 30, 2021 Watch Video By Paola Tristan Arruda CHARLESTON, S.C. (WCSC) – South Carolina small business owners and state organizations are calling on U.S. Sen. Lindsey Graham and Tim Scott to support bipartisan immigration reform. On Wednesday, the Carolinas Chapter of the American Business Immigration Coalition along with…

3-city immigration event spreads the word for needed reform to help small businesses

  Contact: Frank Knapp 803-600-6874 fknapp@scsbc.org Press Release July 1, 2021 Columbia, SC—The South Carolina Small Business Chamber (SCSBCC) and the American Business Immigration Coalition (ABIC) successfully completed press events on June 30th in Greenville, Columbia, and Charleston.  Frank Knapp, president and CEO of the SCSBCC, announced that his chamber…