immigration in horse racing

Taxes, Wire Act, And Immigration On The Radar For NTRA Lobbyist

The National Thoroughbred Racing Association has been busy problem-solving (or trying to) on Capitol Hill this past year. An update to media and industry stakeholders in Saratoga Springs, N.Y. this week outlined the variety of legislative issues impacting the racing business.  Greg Means, longtime NTRA lobbyist from the Alpine Group, believes the racing and breeding […]

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Saratoga Law Conference: New Immigration Policy Creating A ‘Disaster’ For Trainers

“It’s really a disaster out there.” That was the consensus from trainer Rick Violette and a panel of attorneys at The Albany Law School’s 18th annual Saratoga Institute on Equine, Racing, and Gaming Law Conference Tuesday. The panel checked in on what has and hasn’t changed since last year’s conference examined the complexities of immigration […]

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‘Nobody In America Wants This Job’: Attorneys, Trainer Present Sobering View Of Immigration And Racing

As immigration enforcement ramps up around the country, the horse racing industry is feeling the pinch — not just in the supply of its labor, but in the costs of legal labor as well. The Albany Law School kicked off its 17th annual Saratoga Institute on Equine, Racing, and Gaming Law Conference on Tuesday with a panel […]

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