News Bites: The costs of regulation

The Huffington Post reports a study finding that U.S. immigration regulations cost immigrants $30 billion per year. 

Banks are lobbying against the regulation of complex financial products known as securities, Bloomberg reports. More capital requirements will stifle lending, the banks claim.

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce is pushing for reforms to the rules set out by the Dodd-Frank law, The Hill's Peter Schroeder reports.

The Texas State Senate passed a bill to ban cities from imposing regulations on gun shows, according to the Houston Chronicle.

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