The tech moguls and organizations pushing for immigration reform




United States President Barack Obama is reportedly preparing a string of executive actions for as early as Nov. 20 that would significantly alter the nation’s immigration system — without consulting Congress. The debate over whether and how the system should be changed has been fraught with partisan politics. But, a few years ago, political newcomers from Silicon Valley coalesced into a potentially powerful group trying to bridge the gap between Democrats and Republicans on this issue

One reason is obvious: immigration reform means more H1-B work visas, which means more highly-educated immigrants can come to the U.S. and work for American tech companies Read more…

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